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The bully pulpit : Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the golden age of journalism / Doris Kearns Goodwin.

By: Goodwin, Doris Kearns [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York, NY : Simon & Schuster, 2013Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.Description: xiv, 910 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781416547860 (hardback) :; 141654786X (hardback) :.Subject(s): Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 | Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930 | United States -- Politics and government -- 1901-1909 | United States -- Politics and government -- 1909-1913 | Progressivism (United States politics) -- History -- 20th century | Press and politics -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) -- History -- 20th century | HISTORY / General | BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / General | HISTORY / United States / GeneralDDC classification: 973.91/1 Other classification: HIS000000 | BIO000000 | HIS036000 Summary: A dynamic history of the muckracking press and the first decade of the Progressive era as told through the intense friendship of Theodore Roosevelt and William Howard Taft--a close relationship that strengthens both men before it ruptures in 1912 when they engage in a brutal fight for the presidential nomination that cripples the progressive wing of the Republican Party, causing Democrat Woodrow Wilson to be elected, and changing the country's history.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 753-867) and index.

A dynamic history of the muckracking press and the first decade of the Progressive era as told through the intense friendship of Theodore Roosevelt and William Howard Taft--a close relationship that strengthens both men before it ruptures in 1912 when they engage in a brutal fight for the presidential nomination that cripples the progressive wing of the Republican Party, causing Democrat Woodrow Wilson to be elected, and changing the country's history.

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