The Muckrakers - Weinberg, Arthur (Editor), and Weinberg, Lila Shaffer (Editor)

"As the twentieth century opened, Americans were jolted out of their laissez-faire complacency by detailed exposures, in journalism and fiction, of the corruption underlying the country's greatest institutions. This rude awakening was the work of the muckrakers, as Theodore Roosevelt christened these press agents for reform. From 1902, when it ...

The Muckrakers 2001, University of Illinois Press, Urbana-Champaign, IL

ISBN-13: 9780252069864