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The Resource Howard Hughes : his life & madness, Donald L. Barlett and James B. Steele

Howard Hughes : his life & madness, Donald L. Barlett and James B. Steele

Label
Howard Hughes : his life & madness
Title
Howard Hughes
Title remainder
his life & madness
Statement of responsibility
Donald L. Barlett and James B. Steele
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 338.7/67/092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
CT275.H6678
LC item number
B37 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Howard Hughes : his life & madness, Donald L. Barlett and James B. Steele
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published as: Empire. 1st ed. c1979
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [641]-643) and index
Contents
Prologue: Death in Mexico -- The Early Years -- The Family -- The Rock Eater -- Mother -- Tragedy -- Power Play -- Hollywood -- The Legend Begins -- Celebrities and Censors -- Hero -- Young Man in a Hurry -- Record Breaker -- Race Around the World -- The War Years -- The "Hate Hughes Club" -- Strange Bedfellows -- The Flying Boat -- "An Awful Smell" -- The Senate Investigation -- The XF-11 Crash -- Circus on the Potomac -- Surprise Flight -- Movies, Missiles, and Communists -- The RKO Takeover -- Turnabout -- The Red Menace -- Revolt at Culver City -- "A Hell of a Mess" -- Another Bosom Brouhaha -- The Counterfeit Charity -- Political Insurance -- Seeds of Disaster -- The Rise of the Mormons -- The $400-Million Order -- Where Is the Money? -- Breakdown -- Mysterious Marriage -- Crisis -- Asylum -- Showdown with Wall Street -- Retreat -- TWA v. Hughes -- The Germ War -- Manhunt -- The Victor and the Spoils -- A New Career -- The Guest Who Overstayed -- Maheu's Old Friend -- April Fool's Day -- Lord of the Desert -- Las Vegas on $178,000 a Day -- The Public-Relations Blitz -- Masterplan -- Warning from Washington -- Out of Control -- A Rival -- The Emperor's Lieutenants -- A Grave Conspiracy -- A Nose for News -- Boxcar -- The $90-Million Mistake -- Helicopters -- The Lobbying Coup -- The "Buy-in" -- The Billion-Dollar Deal -- Merely a Millionaire -- Cornering a Market -- A Hughes Lesson -- The Hijacking of Air West -- "Air Worst" -- Squeeze Play -- Washington's Rubber Stamp -- Gold Fever -- "Comstock Shares Showed Moderate Gains" -- A Parade of Prospectors -- A Pig in a Poke? -- The President's Brother -- The Sting -- Turning Point -- Rumblings -- Ouster -- The Empire Changes Hands -- The Political Connection -- "I Can Buy Any Man in the World" -- The Secret Investment -- The Secret Mission and Secret Alliance -- Life in Exile -- Hoax -- The $350-Million Giveaway -- Invalid -- Watergate -- Under Fire -- The Hughes Connection -- The Well-Wired Source -- Hughesgate -- "The Bastille" -- The Million-Dollar Burglary -- The Cia's Best-Kept Secret -- Project Jennifer -- The Mell Stewart Problem -- Cover Story -- The Last Year -- The Legacy -- The Last Fight -- The Candyman -- Where Is the Will? -- The Fight for the Fortune -- Cover-up -- The Mormon Will -- Fallout -- Death by Negligence?
Control code
55149500
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
687 p.
Isbn
9780393326024
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2004050138
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)55149500
Label
Howard Hughes : his life & madness, Donald L. Barlett and James B. Steele
Publication
Note
Originally published as: Empire. 1st ed. c1979
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [641]-643) and index
Contents
Prologue: Death in Mexico -- The Early Years -- The Family -- The Rock Eater -- Mother -- Tragedy -- Power Play -- Hollywood -- The Legend Begins -- Celebrities and Censors -- Hero -- Young Man in a Hurry -- Record Breaker -- Race Around the World -- The War Years -- The "Hate Hughes Club" -- Strange Bedfellows -- The Flying Boat -- "An Awful Smell" -- The Senate Investigation -- The XF-11 Crash -- Circus on the Potomac -- Surprise Flight -- Movies, Missiles, and Communists -- The RKO Takeover -- Turnabout -- The Red Menace -- Revolt at Culver City -- "A Hell of a Mess" -- Another Bosom Brouhaha -- The Counterfeit Charity -- Political Insurance -- Seeds of Disaster -- The Rise of the Mormons -- The $400-Million Order -- Where Is the Money? -- Breakdown -- Mysterious Marriage -- Crisis -- Asylum -- Showdown with Wall Street -- Retreat -- TWA v. Hughes -- The Germ War -- Manhunt -- The Victor and the Spoils -- A New Career -- The Guest Who Overstayed -- Maheu's Old Friend -- April Fool's Day -- Lord of the Desert -- Las Vegas on $178,000 a Day -- The Public-Relations Blitz -- Masterplan -- Warning from Washington -- Out of Control -- A Rival -- The Emperor's Lieutenants -- A Grave Conspiracy -- A Nose for News -- Boxcar -- The $90-Million Mistake -- Helicopters -- The Lobbying Coup -- The "Buy-in" -- The Billion-Dollar Deal -- Merely a Millionaire -- Cornering a Market -- A Hughes Lesson -- The Hijacking of Air West -- "Air Worst" -- Squeeze Play -- Washington's Rubber Stamp -- Gold Fever -- "Comstock Shares Showed Moderate Gains" -- A Parade of Prospectors -- A Pig in a Poke? -- The President's Brother -- The Sting -- Turning Point -- Rumblings -- Ouster -- The Empire Changes Hands -- The Political Connection -- "I Can Buy Any Man in the World" -- The Secret Investment -- The Secret Mission and Secret Alliance -- Life in Exile -- Hoax -- The $350-Million Giveaway -- Invalid -- Watergate -- Under Fire -- The Hughes Connection -- The Well-Wired Source -- Hughesgate -- "The Bastille" -- The Million-Dollar Burglary -- The Cia's Best-Kept Secret -- Project Jennifer -- The Mell Stewart Problem -- Cover Story -- The Last Year -- The Legacy -- The Last Fight -- The Candyman -- Where Is the Will? -- The Fight for the Fortune -- Cover-up -- The Mormon Will -- Fallout -- Death by Negligence?
Control code
55149500
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
687 p.
Isbn
9780393326024
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2004050138
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)55149500

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