The Napoleon of Fleet Street

History Extra | 27 September 2022 | 0h 31m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Andrew Roberts about his book The Chief: The Life of Lord Northcliffe. Discusses his biography of Lord Northcliffe, the early 20th-century press baron who dominated the British media and had the power to bring down prime ministers. revealing how Northcliffe forged his media empire and helped Britain triumph in the First World War, while also discussing his many flaws and turbulent private life.

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