The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, And The Golden Age Of Journalism

Hardcover | November 20, 2013

byDoris Kearns Goodwin

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A New York Times Bestselling Author A Pulitzer Prize?winning Author A groundbreaking history of the first decade of the Progressive Era ? that heady, optimistic decade when the government first began to shed its laissez-faire attitude toward robber barons, corrupt politicians, and corporate exploiters.This is the story of the long and complex friendship of Theodore Roosevelt and William Howard Taft ? which ruptured in 1912, when they ran against each other for the presidency. It is also the story of the muckraking press, which aroused the spirit of reform that carried President Roosevelt to success while eventually destroying President Taft, who never understood how to deal with it.

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It’s been almost a decade since Doris Kearns Goodwin wrote the incredibly influential A Team of Rivals. Now she’s given us The Bully Pulpit, the story of Teddy Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the chaotic, dynamic America they led one hundred years ago. Her timing could not have been better. A polarized country, pit-bull reporters, gree...

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A New York Times Bestselling Author A Pulitzer Prize?winning Author A groundbreaking history of the first decade of the Progressive Era ? that heady, optimistic decade when the government first began to shed its laissez-faire attitude toward robber barons, corrupt politicians, and corporate exploiters.This is the story of the long and complex friendship of Theodore Roosevelt and William Howard T...

Doris Kearns Goodwin was born in Brooklyn, New York on January 4, 1943. She received a bachelor of arts degree from Colby College in 1964 and a Ph.D. in government from Harvard University in 1968. She taught at Harvard University and worked as an assistant to President Lyndon Johnson during his last year in the White House. She has written numerous books including The Fitzgeralds and the Kennedys, Lyndon Johnson and ...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:1371 pages, 9.4 × 6.5 × 2.4 inPublished:November 20, 2013Publisher:Thorndike PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1410463222

ISBN - 13:9781410463227

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