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The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism Setting

Doris Kearns Goodwin
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New York

New York was Roosevelt's home state, and the early days of his career were spent in New York City as police commissioner and in Albany as state representative.

Washington, DC

As the seat of the federal government, Washington, DC is where the serious politicians gather to play serious games. Both Roosevelt and Taft were newcomers (and neighbors) when they arrived in Washington. Their physical proximity was matched by their philosophical similarities and they formed a long bond of friendship as progressives.

Philippine Islands

The Philippines was where William Howard Taft demonstrated his excellent leadership and governance potential. Manila was where he made a lot of close friends and felt a special loyalty to the Filipino people. The islands are also where Taft was taken seriously ill with a tropical infection that required several surgeries and almost killed him.

Oyster Bay

Oyster Bay is a small nook on...

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