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The Bully Pulpit

Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft and the Golden Age of Journalism

By Doris Kearns Goodwin
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The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft and the Golden Age of Journalism by Doris Kearns Goodwin

The Bully Pulpit (2013) follows three intricately linked strands of American history: the life of president Theodore Roosevelt, the emergence of a class of progressive investigative journalists, and the life of William Howard Taft and his complicated relationship with Roosevelt.

  • People interested in American history
  • Those curious about the relationship between journalism and politics
  • Anyone wanting to know more about Theodore Roosevelt or William Howard Taft

Doris Kearns Goodwin is a historian, political commentator and the bestselling author of several presidential biographies. Her book, No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II, won the 1995 Pulitzer Prize for History.

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