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Josephus Daniels: His Life and Times

Lee A. Craig


As a longtime leader of the Democratic Party and key member of Woodrow Wilson's cabinet, Josephus Daniels was one of the most influential progressive politicians in the country, and as secretary of the navy during the First World War, he became one of the most important men in the world. Before that, Daniels revolutionized the newspaper industry in the South, forever changing the relationship between politics and the news media. This book delves into Daniels's extensive archive to inform this biography, following Daniels's rise to power in North Carolina and chronicling his influence on twenti ... More

Keywords: Democratic Party, Woodrow Wilson, Josephus Daniels, First World War, newspaper industry, news media, North Carolina, twentieth-century politics, prohibitionist, free trader

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9781469606958
Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: July 2014 DOI:10.5149/9781469606965_Craig


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Lee A. Craig, author