Walter Winchell: The Power Of Gossip

At his peak in the 1930 and 1940s, syndicated columnist and radio personality Walter Winchell commanded an audience of an estimated 50 million American readers and listeners. Blending news and entertainment, he single-handedly created the gossip-driven, politically-charged media culture of the United States. “Winchell is the architect of modern American media,” says his biographer, Neal […]