Archives: Doris Kearns Goodwin

The Roosevelts: An Intimate History

National parks, the New Deal, Hitler’s defeat… The Roosevelts can lay claim to some of history’s most important developments. This hour we’ll preview a new Ken Burns documentary about the famous trio: Teddy, Franklin, and Eleanor. We’ll talk about the progressive legacies of two presidents, and a first lady against whom all others are measured.

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.

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.

A Conversation with Doris Kearns Goodwin; Bicyclists’ Rights

Doris Kearns Goodwin talks about about Abraham Lincoln’s leadership and Ohio’s contributions to the Civil War; and attorney Steve Magas will discuss the rights of bicyclists, driver education, and bicycle safety