The Bully Pulpit

The Bully Pulpit Author Doris Kearns Goodwin
ISBN-10 9781416547860
Release 2013-11-05
Pages 910
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Focusing on the broken friendship between Teddy Roosevelt and his chosen successor, William Howard Taft, a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian revisits the Progressive Era during which Roosevelt wielded the Bully Pulpit to challenge and triumph over abusive monopolies, political bosses and corrupt money brokers only to see it compromised by Taft. (This book was previously featured in Forecast.)

Tales from the Bully Pulpit

Tales from the Bully Pulpit Author Benito Cereno
ISBN-10 1582403937
Release 2004-09-14
Pages 64
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Most American presidents are given, at most, a period of eight years in which to protect a single country. But unknown to the public at large, one rough-riding president took it upon himself to protect the whole known universe - for the entire expanse of time. What do a man who was formerly president and an inventor who was formerly alive get up to when they otain a stolen time machine? Science, that's what. Teddy Roosevelt and the ghost of Thomas Edison travel to the far-flung future on a wager, only to discover the terrible secret of space! It's a rough and tumble tale of science with both fists as our two heroes race through time to liberate the Red Planet from it foreign invaders.

Carrots Sticks and the Bully Pulpit

Carrots  Sticks  and the Bully Pulpit Author Frederick M. Hess
ISBN-10 1612501214
Release 2011
Pages 335
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This timely book brings together a remarkable group of authors who examine the federal role in education policy and reform during the past fifty years. As Frederick M. Hess and Andrew P. Kelly note in their introduction, the book represents a determined effort to move beyond familiar and predictable debates and instead to focus on a number of questions that deserve careful and sustained attention: "What have we learned from the last half-century of federal involvement, especially the last decade or two of significant federal activity? What have we learned about which goals Uncle Sam is well-suited to pursue? What have we learned about how federal efforts play out and about the limits of what federal activity can effectively accomplish?" These questions are of heightened importance at a time when the federal role in education has expanded so dramatically--and when federal education policy is being so vigorously debated. This book--with a diverse and dynamic lineup of leading figures in education research, policy, politics, and innovation--is an indispensable contribution to our current reconsideration of education policy.

My Turn at the Bully Pulpit

My Turn at the Bully Pulpit Author Greta Van Susteren
ISBN-10 9781400051977
Release 2003-09-09
Pages 304
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Welcome to the bully pulpit where opinions fly but common sense rules. Here’s where you’ll find straight talk about the most pressing issues of the day, all delivered in the trademark commonsense style of one of America’s most popular and admired television news anchors. Always resisting the political label that attempts to place people in one ideological camp or another, Greta Van Susteren speaks from the mind and the heart, not as a liberal or a conservative, but as a right-thinking, sensible citizen. “Our country is at a critical juncture,” she writes, and “too many of us are caught up in old definitions of left and right that no longer apply. If I favor the death penalty in some cases, does that make me right-wing? If I think hate crimes legislation is stupid, does that make me a conservative? If I happen to like and enjoy Ozzy Osbourne and have him on my show, does that make me a liberal? And if I believe that corporations should be held accountable if their products harm citizens and they should be subject to the rulings of a jury—ditto for doctors who commit medical malpractice—does that make me a lefty trial lawyer?” Here’s more of Greta in her own words: On the military: Liberty isn’t free. As a nation, we must provide for the men and women who put their lives on the line for us. That means good pay, adequate funding for defense, and our heartfelt support. Vietnam was a very long time ago. We Baby Boomers have to wake up and realize that today’s military is a different military from the one we grew up with, and we are fighting a very different war. Patriotism is not a conservative or a liberal thing. Patriotism, as far as I am concerned, is the duty and obligation of every American. On the Supreme Court: There should be a litmus test for Supreme Court and federal court judges, and that test should be their opinion about allowing public access to court proceedings. Let cameras inside the courthouse, or at least allow an audio feed to radio. What are they hiding? On the death penalty: It should be legal and available to courts and juries . . . but it should be used extremely rarely, and only when we are absolutely certain that a fair trial has taken place. On how you look: It’s your business and nobody else’s. Your looks and your life are not a democracy—not everybody gets a vote. Make your appearance and your choices a totalitarian regime—you are the boss. On fun: It isn’t a curse word. It’s actually quite serious business, as it makes the hard times livable and the sad times bearable. Fun should be part of a work environment, too. Stuffed shirts and snobs who can’t stop and laugh at themselves should be banished! In Greta’s company you’re guaranteed to get a fresh dose of common sense and a good hearty rant on many of the most important issues we face today. One more guarantee: you’ll have some good fun while you’re at it. From the Hardcover edition.

The Bully Pulpit and the Melting Pot

The Bully Pulpit and the Melting Pot Author Hans P. Vought
ISBN-10 0865548870
Release 2004
Pages 261
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Drawing on presidential speeches, letters, and administrative and archival records, a study of the attitudes of the presidents toward immigrants reflects the chief executives' support for a melting pot model rather than a nativism racism, addressing the specific policies of the presidents from McKinley through Hoover.

Theodore Roosevelt on Leadership

Theodore Roosevelt on Leadership Author james m. strock
ISBN-10 9780307560575
Release 2009-03-25
Pages 288
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Harness the Power of TR's Charisma Theodore Roosevelt was a leader of uncommon strength who, through the sheer force of his extraordinary will, turned America into a modern world power. Thrown headfirst into the presidency by the assassination of his predecessor, he led with courage, character, and vision in the face of overwhelming challenges, whether busting corporate trusts or building the Panama Canal. Roosevelt has been a hero to millions of Americans for over a century and is a splendid model to help you master today's turbulent marketplace and be a hero and a leader in your own organization. From the Trade Paperback edition.

On Deaf Ears

On Deaf Ears Author George C. Edwards
ISBN-10 9780300115819
Release 2006-04-01
Pages 303
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Edwards argues that shoring up previously existing support is the principal benefit to be gained from going public and that "staying private"--Negotiating quietly with elites - may often be more conductive to a president's legislative success."--Jacket.

The Bully Pulpit

The Bully Pulpit Author H. Paul Jeffers
ISBN-10 9781461661733
Release 2002-09-04
Pages 176
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President Theodore Roosevelt left his mark on every facet of American life, including, quite colorfully, its language. Here, in a single volume, are not only his best "Teddyisms"—"hyphenated America," "muckraker," "the square deal," "the lunatic fringe," "good to the last drop," and many others—and lost words, but also the best of Roosevelt's most memorable quotations, which serve to illuminate every area of our culture: Americans; boxing; citizenship; conservation; courage; death; democracy; extremists; family values; football; government; heroism; history; hunting; leadership; liberty; patriotism; power; religion; war and peace; winning; women's rights; and much more.

The bully pulpit

The bully pulpit Author James L. Guth
ISBN-10 UOM:39015040040035
Release 1997
Pages 221
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When Democrats lost control of Congress in 1994, the Religious Right claimed a major role in their defeat and House Speaker Newt Gingrich credited the "organized Christian vote" with the Republican victory. Ministers from many political persuasions have long been active in American politics, but in the 1980s and 1990s it has seemed impossible to find any political controversy that did not involve the clergy -- often on both sides of the issue.In this first major study of clergy and politics in more than twenty years, five social scientists tell how and why the theological orthodoxy and modernism that divides American Protestants into two camps increasingly correlates with today's political climate. Drawing on two decades of extensive survey research conducted with thousands of ministers nationwide, they explore the political attitudes and behavior of the clergy in eight mainline and evangelical Protestant denominations -- including Southern Baptist, Assemblies of God, United Methodist, and Presbyterian.In addressing the nature and extent of clerical participation, The Bully Pulpit asks the following questions: How do different groups of ministers see their role in politics? What kinds of activities do they approve or disapprove? How active are contemporary Protestant clergy in politics? What factors account for the level and kinds of participation? It also questions whether analyses of clerical activism made in the 1960s and 1970s can be said to apply to Protestants today.The authors' findings reveal that traditionalists who seek moral reform tend to make pronouncements in religious settings, while modernists interested in social justice are more active in a wide range ofpolitical activities. They also indicate that the "New Breed" liberals are just as active as the Religious Right, citing the long heritage of mainline Protestant politics that continues in the tradition of activist ministers of t

The Bully Pulpit Presidential Speeches and the Shaping of Public Policy

The Bully Pulpit  Presidential Speeches  and the Shaping of Public Policy Author Jeffrey S. Ashley
ISBN-10 9781498501965
Release 2015-11-11
Pages 280
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The Bully Pulpit, Presidential Speeches, and the Shaping of Public Policy explores how presidents use speeches to shape and influence public policy. Coming from a wide range of disciplines, each chapter in this edited collection examines a selected speech delivered by every president from Roosevelt through Barack Obama to show how language has been instrumental in directing policy.

The Presidency of Theodore Roosevelt

The Presidency of Theodore Roosevelt Author Emma Carlson Berne
ISBN-10 9780756549251
Release 2014-07-01
Pages 64
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The charming and charismatic Theodore Roosevelt left a legacy that is still strong today. When Americans enjoy the country's many national parks, eat safe meat, or successfully transact business with a company of their choice, they have the progressive President Roosevelt to thank. Fiercely determined to protect the public good, the energetic Roosevelt worked tirelessly on behalf of his fellow citizens.

The Bully Pulpit

The Bully Pulpit Author William Ker Muir
ISBN-10 UOM:39015022277282
Release 1992
Pages 265
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Looks at Ronald Reagan's leadership style through the writing and delivery of his speeches while in office

White House Ghosts

White House Ghosts Author Robert Schlesinger
ISBN-10 9781416565352
Release 2008-04-15
Pages 368
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In White House Ghosts, veteran Washington reporter Robert Schlesinger opens a fresh and revealing window on the modern presidency from FDR to George W. Bush. This is the first book to examine a crucial and often hidden role played by the men and women who help presidents find the words they hope will define their places in history. Drawing on scores of interviews with White House scribes and on extensive archival research, Schlesinger weaves intimate, amusing, compelling stories that provide surprising insights into the personalities, quirks, egos, ambitions, and humor of these presidents as well as how well or not they understood the bully pulpit. White House Ghosts traces the evolution of the presidential speechwriter's job from Raymond Moley under FDR through such luminaries as Ted Sorensen and Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., under JFK, Jack Valenti and Richard Goodwin under LBJ, William Safire and Pat Buchanan under Nixon, Hendrik Hertzberg and James Fallows under Carter, and Peggy Noonan under Reagan, to the "Troika" of Michael Gerson, John McConnell, and Matthew Scully under George W. Bush. White House Ghosts tells the fascinating inside stories behind some of the most iconic presidential phrases: the first inaugural of FDR ("the only thing we have to fear is fear itself ") and JFK ("ask not what your country can do for you -- ask what you can do for your country"), Richard Nixon's "I am not a crook" and Ronald Reagan's "tear down this wall" speeches, Bill Clinton's ending "the era of big government" State of the Union, and George W. Bush's post-9/11 declaration that "whether we bring our enemies to justice or bring justice to our enemies, justice will be done" -- and dozens of other noteworthy speeches. The book also addresses crucial questions surrounding the complex relationship between speechwriter and speechgiver, such as who actually crafted the most memorable phrases, who deserves credit for them, and who has claimed it. Schlesinger tells the story of the modern American presidency through this unique prism -- how our chief executives developed their very different rhetorical styles and how well they grasped the rewards of reaching out to the country. White House Ghosts is dramatic, funny, gripping, surprising, serious -- and always entertaining.

Summary of The Bully Pulpit

Summary of The Bully Pulpit Author Instaread Summaries
ISBN-10 1945272007
Release 2016-04-05
Pages 48
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Summary of The Bully Pulpit has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Summary of The Bully Pulpit also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Summary of The Bully Pulpit book for free.

Team of Rivals

Team of Rivals Author Doris Kearns Goodwin
ISBN-10 9780141931418
Release 2009-02-12
Pages 944
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In this monumental multiple biography, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Doris Kearns Goodwin studies Abraham Lincoln's mastery of men. She shows how he saved Civil War-torn America by appointing his fiercest rivals to key cabinet positions, making them help achieve his vision for peace. As well as a thrilling piece of narrative history, it's an inspiring study of one of the greatest leaders the world has ever seen. A book to bury yourself in.

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

The Bully Pulpit  Theodore Roosevelt  William Howard Taft  and the Golden Age of Journalism Author Goodwin, Doris Kearns
Release 2013-11-05
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The Bully Pulpit Theodore Roosevelt William Howard Taft and the Golden Age of Journalism has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from The Bully Pulpit Theodore Roosevelt William Howard Taft and the Golden Age of Journalism also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full The Bully Pulpit Theodore Roosevelt William Howard Taft and the Golden Age of Journalism book for free.

No Ordinary Time

No Ordinary Time Author Doris Kearns Goodwin
ISBN-10 1439126194
Release 2008-06-30
Pages 768
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Winner of the Pulitzer Prize No Ordinary Time is a monumental work, a brilliantly conceived chronicle of one of the most vibrant and revolutionary periods in the history of the United States. With an extraordinary collection of details, Goodwin masterfully weaves together a striking number of story lines—Eleanor and Franklin's marriage and remarkable partnership, Eleanor's life as First Lady, and FDR's White House and its impact on America as well as on a world at war. Goodwin effectively melds these details and stories into an unforgettable and intimate portrait of Eleanor and Franklin Roosevelt and of the time during which a new, modern America was born.