The bully pulpit : Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of journalism /

The gap between rich and poor has never been wider. Legislative stalemate paralyzes the country. Corporations resist federal regulations. Spectacular mergers produce giant companies. The influence of money in politics deepens. Bombs explode in crowded streets. Small wars proliferate far from our sho...

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Main Author: Goodwin, Doris Kearns.
Format: Book
Published: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2013.
Edition:First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
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Table of Contents:
  • The hunter returns
  • Will and Teedie
  • The judge and the politician
  • Nellie Herron Taft
  • Edith Carow Roosevelt
  • The insider and the outsider
  • The invention of McClure's
  • "Like a boy on roller skates"
  • Governor and Governor General
  • "That damned cowboy is President"
  • "The most famous woman in America"
  • "A mission to perform"
  • Toppling old bosses
  • "Thank Heaven you are to be with me!"
  • "A smile that won't come off"
  • "Sitting on the lid"
  • The American people reach a verdict
  • "Cast into outer darkness"
  • "To cut Mr. Taft in two!"
  • Taft boom, Wall Street bust
  • Kingmaker and king
  • "A great stricken animal"
  • A self-inflicted wound
  • St. George and the dragon
  • "The parting of the ways"
  • "Like a war horse"
  • "My hat is in the ring"
  • "Bosom friends, bitter enemies"
  • Armageddon.