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    Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace

    Ranger Michael Amato toured the reconstructed Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site in New York City. Built in 1848, the original home was demolished in 1916, but was…

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    Theodore Roosevelt and the Great War

    Historian J. Lee Thompson talked about Theodore Roosevelt’s views on World War I and his reaction to President Woodrow Wilson’s neutrality policy. Roosevelt’s four…

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    Edith Roosevelt's Views on Race

    Edith Roosevelt biographer Lewis Gould talks about the first lady’s views on race and his findings in her private correspondence. Mr. Gould said that the conventional wisdom…

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    Theodore Roosevelt and William Rockhill Nelson

    Professor Lewis Gould talked about the relationship between Theodore Roosevelt and one of his important supporters, Kansas City Star newspaper publisher William Rockhill…

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    First Lady Edith Roosevelt

    Kathleen Dalton and Stacy Cordery talked about the life and influence of first lady Edith Roosevelt and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Edith Roosevelt…

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    Book Discussion on Guest of Honor

    Author Deborah Davis talked about her book, Guest of Honor: Booker T. Washington, Theodore Roosevelt, and the White House Dinner That Shocked a Nation. She was interviewed at the 2012…

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    Theodore Roosevelt and Jane Addams

    Panelists talked about the relationship between suffragist Jane Addams and Theodore Roosevelt. They focused on areas of cooperation in Progressive Era efforts to allieviate poverty and…

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    Theodore Roosevelt and the 1912 Presidential Election

    Panelists talked about Theodore Roosevelt’s failed run for the Presidency in 1912 as a third party candidate from the Progressive Party. He had been the 26th President from 1901…

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    100th Anniversary of the Election of 1912

    Georgetown history professor Michael Kazin and director of the New York Public Library’s Schomburg Center Khalil Muhammad were interviewed about the significance of the election that…

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    Book Discussion on Island of Vice

    Richard Zacks recounts stories of New York City in the 1890s, the hub of America’s manufacturing and financial world as well as the home of an alternate economy, marked by casinos,…

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    Progressive Politics of Theodore Roosevelt and Barack Obama

    Panelists compared and contrasted the political philosophies of Presidents Theodore Roosevelt and Barack Obama. In 1910, Theodore Roosevelt delivered his “New Nationalism”…

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    Book Discussion on Theodore Roosevelt Abroad

    J. Lee Thompson talked about his book Theodore Roosevelt Abroad: Nature, Empire, and the Journey of an American President. In the book, Professor Thompson not only traced the adventures of…

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    Conservation Policies of Theodore Roosevelt

    Laura Kolar talked about Theodore Roosevelt’s environmental conservation policies. President Roosevelt created the national park system and set restrictions on the use of natural…

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    Book Discussion on Colonel Roosevelt

    Edmond Morris talked about his biography Colonel Roosevelt. The third book in a trilogy about the 26th U.S. president, it covers the time after Theodore Roosevelt was president. He…

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    Theodore Roosevelt Island National Memorial

    Washington’s Theodore Roosevelt Island is home to many plants and animals, as well as a statue of the president for whom the island is named. Historian Richard Norton Smith…

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    Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the Modern Presidency, Part 1

    Professor Allan Lichtman teaches a course on the modern American presidency. In this class he used slides as he lectured about President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. This is the first of…

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    Book Discussion on Colonel Roosevelt

    Edmond Morris talked about his biography Colonel Roosevelt. The third book in a trilogy about the 26th U.S. president, it covers the time after Theodore Roosevelt was president. He was…

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    Book Discussion on 1912: Wilson, Roosevelt, Taft and Debs

    Professor Chace discussed his book 1912: Wilson, Roosevelt, Taft, and Debs--The Election That Changed the Country, published by Simon and Schuster. He described the personalities and…

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    Book Discussion on Theodore Roosevelt in the Badlands

    Roger Di Silvestro recounted the three years Theodore Roosevelt lived and worked as a rancher in the Badlands of Dakota Territory. Following the death of Roosevelt’s wife and…

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    Book Discussion on The Big Scrum: How Teddy Roosevelt Saved Football

    John Miller recounts President Theodore Roosevelt’s involvement in the re-imagining of football, which saved the sport from being banned and ultimately led to the creation of the…

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