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Author: Ray Stannard Baker
Publisher: New York, C. Scribner's Sons, 1945.
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Baker, Ray Stannard, 1870-1946.
American chronicle.
New York, C. Scribner's Sons, 1945
(OCoLC)560042989
Online version:
Baker, Ray Stannard, 1870-1946.
American chronicle.
New York, C. Scribner's Sons, 1945
(OCoLC)609350773
Named Person: Ray Stannard Baker; Ray Stannard Baker
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ray Stannard Baker
OCLC Number: 312160
Description: vii pages, 2 leaves, 531 pages 22 cm
Contents: I enjoy life in Chicago --
Marching with Coxey's army --
"If Christ came to Chicago" --
Bloodshed --
Youthful unrest --
I marry but resist the temptation to settle down --
I establish my own personal journal --
Making money--though an author --
I enter a new world: New York and magazines --
I discover the Great American Renascence --
The new journalism --
Seen in Germany --
New and difficult decisions --
In the Arizona desert --
California and "The water-lord" --
I watch the birth pains of a famous invention --
I plan out a new life of my own --
The "muckraking period"--I talk with President Roosevelt --
Subterranean mysteries of American life --
Popular reception of the "exposure" articles --
I try to serve Theodore Roosevelt --
The President attacks the "muckrakers" --
Home in the country --
We take over the American Magazine --
Enter David Grayson --
Living under a nom de plume --
Rise of the insurgents--Taft as President --
Bob LaFollette of Wisconsin --
I meet Woodrow Wilson --
The President "opens his mind completely" --
Five happy years --
Three unhappy years --
My mission to Europe --
I meet the British labor leaders --
Studying the peace-by-negotiation movement--the Lord Mayor's dinner --
I meet several lords, a former prime minister, and a labor leader --
A rebellious Ireland and my report of what I saw --
"The greatest conference the Labor Party ever held in England" --
I report to Washington on the threat to American objectives --
The last days of the great war --
I am unexpectedly chosen to play a part in the peace conference --
Organization of the press department at Paris --
I sail for America and return with the President --
The President throws a bombshell --
Efforts to wear the President down --
The greatest sensation of the peace conference --
The great battles over Japanese-Chinese problems --
I watch the May Day riots in Paris --
Presenting the treaty to the Germans --
The President dedicates the first American cemetery in France --
Struggle for changes in the treaty --
The signing of the treaty in the Hall of Mirrors --
I watch Wilson's struggle with the Senate --
More about the fight on the treaty --
The tragedy of Woodrow Wilson --
I open the "steel box" --
Era of confusion: Harding and Coolidge --
The death of Woodrow Wilson.

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