adding to the other hubbers, Hearst was also obsessed with his monopoly on the paper industry using wood as the base for the manufacturing of paper. When hemp was introduced as an alternate to wood in the manufacturing of paper, he could not stand the idea of competition or a threat to his empire. So, he declared that hemp was the root of all evil, which led to his being instrumental in the making of " Reefer Madness ". A movie describing people under the influence of hemp, ( marijuana ) as crazed savages. This eventually led to making marijuana illegal.
He was also, I believe, the father or grandfather to the notorious Patty Hearst who was supposedly brainwashed by a group called the PLO ( Palestinian Liberation Organization ), which went around committing bank robberies and other crimes that she was part of.