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Taking on the Trust How IDA Tarbell Brought down John D. Rockefeller and Standard Oil

ISBN-10: 0393335518

ISBN-13: 9780393335514

Edition: 2009

Authors: Steve Weinberg, Weinberg

List price: $21.95
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“A demonstration that . . . the power of the press to expose corruption was not to be ignored.”—Paul E. Steiger, Wall Street Journal Hailed by critics on its release, this fascinating dual biography looks at two extraordinary lives and the social history of the Progressive Era. Taking on the Trust is a grand achievement by a skilled scholar and proud defender of the ever-necessary act of political journalism.
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Book details

List price: $21.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/10/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

The author of six books, Steve Weinberg has been a longtime board member of the National Book Critics Circle and currently teaches investigative journalism at the University of Missouri Journalism School. He lives in Columbia, Missouri.