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Heroes, Villains, Dames & Disasters / 150 Years of Front-Page Stories from the Rocky Mountain News

Heroes Villains Dames Disasters Years of Front Page Stories from the Rocky Mountain News For anyone who read the Rocky Mountain News or cradles a love of Colorado and American history you will want to read Heroes Villains Dames Disasters Years of Front Page Stories from the Rocky

  • Title: Heroes, Villains, Dames & Disasters / 150 Years of Front-Page Stories from the Rocky Mountain News
  • Author: MichaelMadigan
  • ISBN: 9780982377505
  • Page: 107
  • Format: Perfect Paperback
  • For anyone who read the Rocky Mountain News, or cradles a love of Colorado and American history, you will want to read Heroes, Villains, Dames Disasters 150 Years of Front Page Stories from the Rocky Mountain News The book, written by longtime Rocky editor Michael Madigan, preserves the newspaper s history and captures the flavor and feel of all its years The RocFor anyone who read the Rocky Mountain News, or cradles a love of Colorado and American history, you will want to read Heroes, Villains, Dames Disasters 150 Years of Front Page Stories from the Rocky Mountain News The book, written by longtime Rocky editor Michael Madigan, preserves the newspaper s history and captures the flavor and feel of all its years The Rocky was Colorado s leading and oldest daily newspaper before closing in Feburary 2009, just 55 days short of its 150th anniversary Heroes, Villains, Dames Disasters chronicles its rich history in a uniquely readable and entertaining format The author chose 150 events and characters of historical or cultural significance to Colorado and our nation and reprised them with original news reports and the actual front pages from the newspaper Readers can experience what it was like to open their Rocky on the days it first reported Lincoln s assassination the sinking of the Titanic the trial of a Colorado cannibal the two great World Wars an American walking on the moon its warning to young fans of the Beatles the unsolved murder of JonBenet Ramsey the tragedy at Columbine High School and many, many noteworthy news stories The most recent chapters are featured in 25 pages of full color In addition to the big stories which were found on Page 1, nearly every chapter includes shorter stories and vignettes that add color and characters to the stage upon which Denver and Colorado grew up over 150 years These stories tell how Baby Doe Tabor died outside the Matchless silver mine of the days when Miss Santa Claus gave away gold on downtown streets how the newspaper used to sell injury insurance for an arm and a leg literally the start of Molly Mayfield s gossip column of the woman banned from the Eisenhower Tunnel of the love affair longtime columnist Gene Amole shared with his readers And, the last days of the Rocky Mountain News As former Colorado Governor Richard Lamm put it Heroes, Villains, Dames Disasters is A history, a tribute, a remembrance, a celebration alas an obituary of one of Colorado s most important institutions The history of Denver and Colorado unfolds before your very eyes.

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    About "MichaelMadigan"

    1. MichaelMadigan

      Michael Madigan is the author of two books of non fiction Heroes, Villains, Dames Disasters 150 Years of Front Page Stories from the Rocky Mountain News, won the 2010 Colorado Author s League award for non fiction His Christmas short story The GyPSy Line was selected for the anthology Gem Street, published in Ireland, and the story was nominated for the Pushcart Prize His award winning writing appeared in SKI, Inside Sports and US magazines and the Rocky Mountain News over a 36 year journalism career.He grew up in the San Francisco Bay area, the son of a lifelong seaman and marine engineer, and the grandson of an old school hunter and outdoorsman He was drawn to Colorado in the 70s by a green eyed girl and the best powder skiing in the world Once Denver earned a Major League Baseball team, he decided to stay He has skied, hiked, biked, hunted, snowshoed, snowmobiled, kayaked and rafted across the West He lives in Arvada, Colo.Double Dare is his first novel.

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