Doris Kearns Goodwin Quote

Republican Robert La Follette of Wisconsin had defied the machine to become governor by waging war on the railroads that ruled his state.

Doris Kearns Goodwin

Republican Robert La Follette of Wisconsin had defied the machine to become governor by waging war on the railroads that ruled his state.

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About Doris Kearns Goodwin

Doris Helen Kearns Goodwin (born January 4, 1943) is an American biographer, historian, former sports journalist, and political commentator. She has written biographies of several U.S. presidents, including Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream; The Fitzgeralds and the Kennedys: An American Saga; Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln; and The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism. Goodwin's book No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II won the Pulitzer Prize for History in 1995. Goodwin also produced the American television miniseries Washington.