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

Doris Kearns Goodwin
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Titanic

The Titanic was the cruise ship on which Archie Butt, a good friend and political adviser to both Theodore Roosevelt and William Howard Taft, perished along with some 3,000 other passengers and crew in the North Atlantic. If the Titanic is a symbol it would represent man's hubris or arrogance about his own wisdom and cleverness. The Titanic was a double-hulled steel passenger liner that was supposed to be unsinkable. And yet, on its maiden voyage, it struck an iceberg and sank—one of the great disasters of the modern age.

Bull Moose Party

The Bull Moose Party was the popular name for the National Progressive Party (NPP) that Theodore Roosevelt organized as a vehicle to get himself into the White House for a third term after he was denied the nomination by his own Republican Party. Roosevelt felt strongly that the progressive movement within the GOP...

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