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Muckrakers : how Ida Tarbell, Upton Sinclair, and Lincoln Steffens helped expose scandal, inspire reform, and invent investigative journalism

Author: Ann Bausum
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the investigative reporting of journalists that exposed corporate, labor, and political corruption in the 20th century.
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Genre/Form: History
Nonfiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bausum, Ann.
Muckrakers.
Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, ©2007
(OCoLC)608457027
Named Person: Ida M Tarbell; Upton Sinclair; Lincoln Steffens; Upton Sinclair; Lincoln Steffens; Ida M Tarbell; Ida M Tarbell; Upton Sinclair; Lincoln Steffens; Ida M Tarbell; Upton Sinclair; Lincoln Steffens
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ann Bausum
ISBN: 9781426301384 1426301383 9781426301377 1426301375
OCLC Number: 104866324
Awards: Winner of Golden Kite (Nonfiction) 2007
Commended for Orbis Pictus Award 2008
Description: 111 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Foreword / Daniel Schorr --
Introduction --
1. The shame of the nation --
2. Muckraker origins --
3. Fighting the octopus --
4. Labor and lamb chops --
5. Shaking the foundations --
6. An enduring tradition --
Afterword --
Time line of muckraking and pantheon of muckrakers --
Resource guide --
Bibliography --
Research notes and acknowledgments --
Citations and illustrations credits --
Index.
Responsibility: by Ann Bausum ; foreword by Daniel Schorr.

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