EVENT OVERVIEW: Pulitzer Prize-winning Biographer Doris Kearns Goodwin will discuss her New Book The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism.
ABOUT DORIS KEARNS GOODWIN: Doris Kearns Goodwin is the Author of the runaway Bestseller Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln. She won the Pulitzer Prize in History for No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II and is also the Author of the Bestsellers: Wait Till Next Year, The Fitzgeralds and the Kennedys and Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream. She lives in Concord, Massachusetts, with her husband, Richard N. Goodwin.
ABOUT THE BULLY PULPIT: After 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.
DATE & TIME: Friday, December 13, 2013 at 7:00 PM
LOCATION: Unity Temple on The Plaza, Sanctuary, 707 W 47th Street, Kansas City, Missouri 64112
EVENT FORMAT: Doris Kearns Goodwin will discuss her New Book and answer audience questions. A Booksigning will follow the Presentation. Tickets are sequentially numbered in the order they are purchased.
ADMISSION PACKAGE: $40.00 plus Kansas Sales Tax, includes One Hardcover of The Bully Pulpit, One Stamped Autographing Admission Ticket and One Guest Ticket (if needed). It's your choice, for the same Price.
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