STORIES THAT CHANGED AMERICA
Muckrakers of the 20th Century
$14.95Order Code: PG139 ISBN : 9781583225172
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In this exuberant, carefully researched anthology, Jensen salutes 21 writers who dedicated their lives to exposing social injustice, political malfeasance, or corruption in business.
Selections are preceded by an interpretive essay on the author with sources for further study. Works excerpted include The History of the Standard Oil Company (Ida Tarbell), The Shame of the Cities (Lincoln Steffens), The Woman Rebel (Margaret Sanger), In Search of Light (Edward R. Murrow), The American Way of Death (Jessica Mitford), The Population Bomb (Paul Ehrlich), Unsafe at Any Speed (Ralph Nader), and My Lai 4 (Seymour Hersh).
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