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414 - The Newsboy Strike of 1899

Ep. 414

We’ve seen them in old timey movies, but I don’t think we really understand how important newsboys were to the distribution to news at the turn of the 20th century. And in 1899, the newsboys of New York took on two of the most powerful men in the US...


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REFERENCES AND FURTHER READING:

https://allthatsinteresting.com/newsboy-strike-of-1899

https://www.zinnedproject.org/news/tdih/newsboys-strike/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Newsboys%27_strike_of_1899

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Pulitzer

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Randolph_Hearst



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