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An Evening with Doris Kearns Goodwin

Live Talks Los Angeles

Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at 7:30 PM

Pasadena, CA

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
General Admission Ended $20.00 $2.09
Reserved Seats Ended $30.00 $2.64
Reserved Seats + Goodwin's book   more info Ended $50.00 $3.74
Pre-event reception (6:00-7:00pm) + Book + Reserved seats Ended $95.00 $6.22

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Live Talks Los Angeles invites you to:

An Evening with Doris Kearns Goodwin 

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

 

Wednessday, November 6, 2013

7:30pm (Reception: 6:00-7:00pm)
(Doors open for General Admission tickets at 7:00pm)

All Saints Church, Pasadena
132 North Euclid Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91101
 

Tickets:

$20 General Admission
$30 Reserved Seats
$50 Includes Doris Kearns Goodwin’s book + Reserved seat
$95 Includes Pre-event reception + the book + Reserved Seats


Doris Kearns Goodwin is the author of the runaway bestseller Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln. She won the Pulitzer Prize in history for No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II and is also the author of the bestsellers Wait Till Next Year, The Fitzgeralds and the Kennedys, and Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream. Visit her website.

After Presidents Franklin D. Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln, Doris Kearns Goodwin wields her magic on another larger-than-life president, and another momentous and raucous American time period as she brings Theodore Roosevelt, the muckraking journalists, and the Progressive Era to life.

As she focused on the relationship between Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt and Lincoln and his Team, Goodwin describes the broken friendship between Teddy Roosevelt and his chosen successor, William Howard Taft. With the help of the “muckraking” press—including legendary journalists Ida Tarbell, Lincoln Steffens, William Allen White, and editor Sam McClure—Roosevelt had wielded the Bully Pulpit to challenge and triumph over abusive monopolies, political bosses, and corrupting money brokers. Roosevelt led a revolution that he bequeathed to Taft only to see it compromised as Taft surrendered to money men and big business. The rupture between the two led Roosevelt to run against Taft for president, an ultimately futile race that resulted in the election of Democrat Woodrow Wilson and the diminishment of Theodore Roosevelt’s progressive wing of the Republican Party.

Like Goodwin’s chronicles of the Civil War and the Great Depression, The Bully Pulpit describes a time in our history that enlightened and changed the country, ushered in the modern age, and produced some unforgettable men and women.

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All Saints Church,
132 N Euclid Ave
Pasadena, CA 91101

Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at 7:30 PM


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