Did You Know ... Amos Kendall used his newspaper, the Argus of Western America, to build the Democratic Party into a national political power, was one of the most influential members of President Andrew Jackson's "Kitchen Cabinet", invested heavily in the telegraph, and was one of the most important figures in the transformation of the American news media in the 19th century?
Friday, June 20, 2014
I refuse to post these to the front page of Wikipedia any more. But I will post them here. The article I wrote or assisted with is in bold.