Friday, 8 June 2018

14) Cissy Patterson

Eleanor Josephine Medill "Cissy" Patterson, Countess Gizycki (1884 – 1948). American journalist and newspaper editor, publisher and owner. Patterson was one of the first women to head a major daily newspaper, the Washington Times-Herald in Washington, D.C.

- "The other is Hearst's Washington Herald, run by saucy, red-haired Eleanor ("Cissy") Patterson." http://content.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,762256,00.html

- "THE AUTHOR, an old hand at this line of work, spent three years, he says, assembling this massive biography of Eleanor ("Cissy") Patterson, the flamboyant, red-haired publishing heiress who ruled Washington society from her Dupont Circle palace..." https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/entertainment/books/1979/09/16/heralding-a-washington-monument/c6d7a918-e766-400f-8443-40eb9282a79d/?utm_term=.1940c3a4a5ce

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