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… read more

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 mother on the same day, February 12, 1884, the young, New York politician, moved to a ranch he had purchased in the Badlands. The author reported that the future president’s time on the ranch would shape his thinking on the American West and wildlife conservation. Roger Di Silvestro spoke at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C. close

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Book Discussion on Theodore Roosevelt in the Badlands

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Public Affairs Event
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Speech
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 31, 2011
Last Aired:
Sep 18, 2011

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  • Jul 31, 2011 | 10:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 06, 2011 | 12:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 10, 2011 | 8:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 11, 2011 | 1:32am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 17, 2011 | 2:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 18, 2011 | 4:32am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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