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Thinking Big

Posted by UEPI on June 23, 2008

Thinking Big: The Story of the Los Angeles Times, Its Publishers, and Their Influence on Southern California

Robert Gottlieb and Irene Wolt

1977, Island Press

Power – how it is created, how it has been and how it is being used – is at the heart of Thinking Big, the first book to tell the story of the Los Angeles Times and its critical role in the explosion of a small cattle town into the nation’s second-largest metropolis. Irene Wolt and Robert Gottlieb recount this absorbing saga of how the Chandler family built one of the largest publishing empires on earth from the beginning of the Los Angeles Times in 1881 to its present gigantic conglomerate, the Times Mirror Company. Read the rest of this entry »


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