The Post's New York: Celebrating 200 Years of New York City Through the Pages and Pictures of the New York Post
- List Price: $18.00
- Binding: Paperback
- Publisher: HarperResource
- Publish date: 11/01/2001
No one knows New York City like the" Post. With its distinctively straightforward and streetwise style, the world's most famous tabloid is the true voice of the world's most irascible city.
But few New Yorkers realize that the "Post is also the country's oldest continuously published daily newspaper or that quintessential New Yorker Alexander Hamilton was one of its distinguished founders.
For 200 years the "New York Post has been a witness to the historic news events, spectacular sports stories, infamous scandals and scintillating gossip that have shaped its city.
Now you can enjoy two centuries of the Post in this colorful decade-by-decade celebration, featuring:
The "Post's unique coverage of each era's major news events, from Thomas Jefferson to William Jefferson Clinton, the Civil War to the civil rights movement, the War on the Godfathers to the Son of Sam
The "Post's role in fighting for abolition, Central Park, the NAACP and many other causes
Revealing biographies of famous New Yorkers and the Post's most influential editors, including William Cullen Bryant (New York's "Bryant Park" namesake)
Fascinating stories about the renowned journalists, literary giants, celebrities and infamous criminals who have been chronicled in the paper
And those unforgettable headlines...
Packed with original articles, photos, political cartoons, entertainment reviews, advertisements and more, this book is as energetic and intriguing as New York itself.
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