The Lion and the Journalist

The Unlikely Friendship of Theodore Roosevelt and Joseph Bucklin Bishop

By Chip Bishop; Douglas Brinkley (Foreword by)
(Lyons Press, Hardcover, 9780762777549, 320pp.)

Publication Date: November 2011

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A New York Times Bestseller Theodore Roosevelt, accidental president, and Joseph Bishop, newspaper editor, met when the future Rough Rider was police commissioner of New York City. This isthe remarkable story of mutual loyalty and dedication that rang.

About the Author
Chip Bishop is an accomplished writer and speaker whose new book, Quentin and Flora, is winning wide acclaim. His debut book, The Lion and the Journalist - The Unlikely Friendship of Theodore Roosevelt and Joseph Bucklin Bishop - was a New York Times e-book bestseller in March 2014. It has been hailed by historians, reviewers and readers alike. Chip grew up in Woonsocket, RI and was graduated from Boston University. His lifetime of achievements include time as a campaign and administration aide to President Jimmy Carter, Capitol Hill lobbyist, entrepreneur, elected official, and youthful disc-jockey during the fabled British Invasion. Chip is a board member of the Biographers International Organization, a member of the Theodore Roosevelt Association and the executive committee of its New England chapter. The author lives on Cape Cod with his wife, Jane Nichols Bishop, and their two black rescue cats. He is the great-grand nephew of Joseph Bucklin Bishop, Theodore Roosevelt's authorized biographer, who was profiled in his first book. See Like his books on Facebook, and follow Quentin and Flora on Twitter.

Douglas Brinkley is a professor of history at Rice University, CBS News Historian, and a contributing editor at Vanity Fair. The Chicago Tribune has dubbed him "America's new past master." Seven of his books have been selected as New York Times Notable Books of the Year. Cronkite won the Sperber Prize for Best Book in Journalism and was a Washington Post Notable Book of the Year 2012. The Great Deluge won the Robert F. Kennedy Book Award. He lives in Texas with his wife and three children. Brinkley has been awarded honorary doctorates from Trinity College (Connecticut), University of Maine, Hofstra University, and Allegheny College, among many others.
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