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Booktalk:  Author Doris Kearns Goodwin, a biographer of presidents, discusses “The Bully Pulpit”

Posted: May 6, 2016 at 11:00 am by , in Booktalk, Metro Arts

In her fifth biography Doris focuses on the friendship and eventual falling out of Presidents Teddy Roosevelt and William Howard Taft while describing the dynamic history of the first decade of the 20th century. The title refers to Roosevelt’s powers of persuasion and his ability to work closely with the press – a presidential first.