American Masters: Joseph Pulitzer DVD - AV Item

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Joseph Pulitzer arrived in the United States during the Civil War as a penniless immigrant who spoke no English and proceeded to create two best-selling newspapers - and a major fortune. Pulitzer was famous for the financial success of his newspapers and his outspoken editorial voice. From the start of his career, Pulitzer championed the sacred role of free press ... More
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Joseph Pulitzer arrived in the United States during the Civil War as a penniless immigrant who spoke no English and proceeded to create two best-selling newspapers - and a major fortune. Pulitzer was famous for the financial success of his newspapers and his outspoken editorial voice. From the start of his career, Pulitzer championed the sacred role of free press in a democracy.

American Masters: Joseph Pulitzer A groundbreaking exploration of a newspaper magnate whose work is largely unknown to wide audiences, though ironically, the prize he endowed in his will has become recognizable around the world. Pulitzer’s personal story is a riveting variation on the American Dream narrative. Pulitzer (1847-1911) arrived in the United States during the Civil War as a penniless immigrant who spoke no English and proceeded to create two best-selling newspapers - and a major fortune. This immigrant was famous in his own time for the outsized financial success of his newspapers and his outspoken, cantankerous editorial voice. From the start of his career as a journalist, Pulitzer championed what he regarded as the sacred role of the free press in a democracy.

Producer: Andrea Miller, Oren Rudavsky, Robert Seidman
Production Year: 2019
Copyright Year: 2018
Rating: TV-PG
Narrator: Adam Driver
Writers: Robert Seidman, Oren Rudavsky
Number of Discs: 1
Length: 90 minutes
Subtitled: Y
Subtitle Languages: English (SDH)
Language Track: English
Audio Format: Stereo
Aspect Ratio: 16x9 Widescreen

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