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    The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism (Wheeler Publishing Large Print Hardcover) (Hardback) By (author) Doris Kearns Goodwin

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    DescriptionAfter Presidents Franklin D. Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln, Doris Kearns Goodwin wields her magic on another larger-than-life president, and another momentous and raucous American time period as she brings Theodore Roosevelt, the muckraking journalists, and the Progressive Era to life.As she focused on the relationship between Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt and Lincoln and his Team, Goodwin describes the broken friendship between Teddy Roosevelt and his chosen successor, William Howard Taft. With the help of the muckraking press including legendary journalists Ida Tarbell, Lincoln Steffens, William Allen White, and editor Sam McClure Roosevelt had wielded the Bully Pulpit to challenge and triumph over abusive monopolies, political bosses, and corrupting money brokers. Roosevelt led a revolution that he bequeathed to Taft only to see it compromised as Taft surrendered to money men and big business. The rupture between the two led Roosevelt to run against Taft for president, an ultimately futile race that resulted in the election of Democrat Woodrow Wilson and the diminishment of Theodore Roosevelt s progressive wing of the Republican Party. Like Goodwin s chronicles of the Civil War and the Great Depression, "The Bully Pulpit" describes a time in our history that enlightened and changed the country, ushered in the modern age, and produced some unforgettable men and women.


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    Title
    The Bully Pulpit
    Subtitle
    Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Doris Kearns Goodwin
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 1277
    Width: 163 mm
    Height: 236 mm
    Thickness: 64 mm
    Weight: 1,814 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781410463227
    ISBN 10: 1410463222
    Classifications

    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1KBB
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.2
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBLW, HBJK
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 11600
    DC21: 973.911092
    LC subject heading:
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/20CNTY
    Ingram Subject Code: HS
    B&T General Subject: 430
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: HIS036000
    B&T Merchandise Category: LP
    Libri: I-HS
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    DC22: 973.911092, 973.91/1092
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    BISAC V2.8: HIS036060
    LC classification: E757 .G66 2013
    Edition
    Large type / large print
    Edition statement
    large type edition
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    Thorndike Press
    Imprint name
    Thorndike Press
    Publication date
    20 November 2013