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Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin talks about new book 'The Bully Pulpit'




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Cover image for "The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism," by Doris Kearns Goodwin.
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Author Doris Kearns Goodwin.
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Theodore Roosevelt was famous for manipulating the media to get what he wanted but also gave them unprecedented access to the internal machinations of government.

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Pulitzer-prize winning historian Doris Kearns Goodwin joins Take Two to talk about the Progressive Era and her sixth book, "The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism."