The Bully Pulpit

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

by Doris Kearns Goodwin

The Bully Pulpit

Hardcover, 910 pages, Simon & Schuster, List Price: $40 | purchase

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Book Summary

Focusing on the broken friendship between Teddy Roosevelt and his chosen successor, William Howard Taft, this book revisits the Progressive Era during which Roosevelt wielded the bully pulpit to challenge and triumph over abusive monopolies, political bosses and corrupt money brokers only to see it compromised by Taft.

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16 weeks on NPR Hardcover Nonfiction Bestseller List

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