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Source: Fall River Daily Evening News
Source type: newspaper
Document type: article
Document title: “Cowardly Yellow Hypocrites”
Author(s): anonymous
City of publication: Fall River, Massachusetts
Date of publication: 21 September 1901
Volume number: 42
Issue number: none
Pagination: 4

 
Citation
“Cowardly Yellow Hypocrites.” Fall River Daily Evening News 21 Sept. 1901 v42: p. 4.
 
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Keywords
yellow journalism; Hearst newspapers; McKinley assassination (news coverage: criticism); William McKinley (criticism); William McKinley.
 
Named persons
William McKinley.
 
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Cowardly Yellow Hypocrites

     On the morning of the assassination the San Francisco Examiner, one of the three papers owned by the proprietor of the New York Journal, had a cartoon representing President McKinley as a minstrel, with black face, singing a coon song, deriding the common people. The next morning the Examiner announced the assassination with the remark that “William McKinley is loved as an American citizen, an American soldier, a simple man devoted to the interests of the people.”

 

 


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