Unverified sensationalism was William Randolph Hearst’s stock-in-trade.
Sandra Day O’Connor was the first woman to serve as a Supreme Court justice.
Millicent Hearst was married to the media tycoon William Randolph Hearst.
Marion Davies was the mistress of media tycoon William Randolph Hearst.
A noted journalist, Joseph Pulitzer became a newspaper owner at age 25.
William Randolph Hearst was the first American media mogul.
Billy Graham drew national attention with fiery sermons in tented revivals, known as “crusades.”
William Franklin Graham, Jr. was born on November 7, 1918 in rural North Carolina. In 1934, Graham attended a traveling revival meeting and had a religious experience.
Pvt. Booker T. Spicely was one of numerous soldiers slain for purported Jim Crow violations in the 1940s.
L. Frank Baum is best known for writing the beloved American fairytale, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.
Judge Julius Waring became an unexpected civil rights champion with rulings on pivotal cases in the 1940s.
Isaac Woodard was a decorated African American WWII Veteran from South Carolina. He entered the military in 1942 and served in the 429th Port Battalion as a longshoreman.