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… read more

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 sons served in the military during the war. His youngest son, a pilot named Quentin, was shot down and killed over France in 1918. Roosevelt never recovered from his son’s death and died six months later in January 1919. Thompson is a Lamar University professor and author of Never Call Retreat: Theodore Roosevelt and the Great War. close

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Theodore Roosevelt and the Great War

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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 19, 2014
Last Aired:
Jun 23, 2014

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  • Apr 19, 2014 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Apr 20, 2014 | 5:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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