Famous Speech Friday: Ida Tarbell's 1916 "Industrial idealism"
The Eloquent Woman
NOVEMBER 21, 2014
Your name is a household word in America. The speakers'' bureau advertising you on the lecture circuit says "there is no name which speaks more eloquently of careful and painstaking research, keen analysis, open mindedness, fairness and constructiveness, than does the name of Ida M. The back page of this brochure calls the speech "Industrial Idealism," and says Tarbel summed up the situation in America in that day as "A peaceful nation unprepared for peace!"