Roosevelt, Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism
Politics today are not glorious: Money buys influence, legislative stalemate paralyzes the country, small foreign wars drain our resources. But the US was plagued by the very same problems a hundred years ago. This hour we’ll explore the first decade of the Progressive Era, and the muckrakers who exposed corruption and spurred the spirit of reform.
- Doris Kearns Goodwin, biographer, historian, political commentator, author of The Bully Pulpit.