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… read more
Panelists compared and contrasted the political philosophies of Presidents Theodore Roosevelt and Barack Obama. In 1910, Theodore Roosevelt delivered his “New Nationalism” speech which espoused his Progressive ideas in Osawatomie, Kansas. In 2011, President Obama went to the same town and spoke about his own political philosophy and about the U.S. economy. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience. William Schambra and E.J. Dionne Jr. co-moderated.
“Osawatomie: Then and Now” was held at the Betsy and Walter Stern Conference Center in Washington, D.C. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Ceaser, James W. Professor University of Virginia->Wilson (Woodrow) Department of Politics
- Dionne, Eugene "E.J." Joseph Jr. Columnist Washington Post
- Halpin, John Founder and Co-Director Center for American Progress->Progressive Studies Program
- Milkis, Sidney M. Professor University of Virginia->Wilson (Woodrow) Department of Politics
- Schambra, William A. Director Hudson Institute->Bradley Center for Philanthropy and Civic Renewal
- Spalding, Matthew J. Vice President Heritage Foundation->American Studies
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