Stories that Changed America: Muckrakers of the 20th Century
Seven Stories Press, 2011 M01 4 - 272 páginas
Exuberantly written, highly informative, Jensen's Stories That Changed America examines the work of twenty-one investigative writers, and how their efforts forever changed our country. Here are the pioneering muckrakers, like Upton Sinclair, author of the fact-based novel The Jungle, that inspired Theodore Roosevelt to sign the Pure Food and Drug Act into law; "Queen of the Muckrakers" Ida Mae Tarbell, whose McClure magazine exposés led to the dissolution of Standard Oil's monopoly; and Lincoln Steffens, a reporter who unearthed corruption in both municipal and federal governments.
You'll also meet Margaret Sanger, the former nurse who coined the term "birth control"; George Seldes, the most censored journalist in American history; Nobel Prize-winning novelist John Steinbeck; environmentalist Rachel Carson; National Organization of Women founder Betty Friedan; African American activist Malcolm X; consumer advocate Ralph Nader; and Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein, the Pulitzer Prize-winning reporters whose Watergate break-in coverage brought down President Richard Nixon.
The courageous writers Jensen includes in this deftly researched volume dedicated their lives to fight for social, civil, political and environmental rights with their mighty pens.
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While she was a role model in many ways for the independent career women of
her time, she was an anti-suffragist: She felt that women ... While she was never a
wife or mother, she felt that these were a woman's most important roles in life.
The Woman Rebel Margaret Sanger "THE AIM" (March 1914) This paper will not
be the champion of any "ism." All rebel women are invited to contribute to its
columns. The majority of papers usually adjust themselves to the ideas of their ...
What a wholesale lot of misery, expense, unhappiness and worry will be avoided
when woman shall posses the knowledge of prevention of conception! In Paris
up to a few years ago the instruments to produce abortion were sold openly in the
THE WOMAN REBEL has been calling upon women who work to fight against all
things which enslave them, and has been trying to teach these women how to
free themselves. The Post Office has inaugurated a campaign to stamp THE ...
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Jensen (communications studies, Sonoma State Univ.), the author of Twenty Years of Censored News, expands his theme in this book to cover a century of muckrakers. Jensen presents 21 writers, including ... Leer comentario completo
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