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  • emTRs Last Warem
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    TR's Last War

    Historian David Pietrusza looked at Theodore Roosevelt’s late political life as he unsuccessfully sought the presidency again in 1912 and urged American entry into World War I in 1917.

  • Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin Speaks at National Press Club
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    Doris Kearns Goodwin at National Press Club

    Doris Kearns Goodwin spoke about her latest book, Leadership in Turbulent Times, in which she focuses on Presidents Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin Roosevelt, and Lyndon Johnson.…

  • Theodore Roosevelt Descendant
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    Theodore Roosevelt Descendant

    Descendants of presidents from James Monroe to Gerald R. Ford convened in Washington, D.C. for the Presidential Sites Summit hosted by the White House Historical Association. American…

  • Centennial of Quentin Roosevelts Death
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    Centennial of Quentin Roosevelt's Death

    To mark the centennial of the July 14, 1918, death of Theodore Roosevelt’s youngest son Quentin, historian David Pietrusza discussed the Army aviator’s brief twenty years of life, his World War I…

  • Joe Wiegand Portrays Theodore Roosevelt
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    Theodore Roosevelt's Life and Times

    Joe Wiegand portrayed Theodore Roosevelt in an appearance before the Lincoln Group of the District of Columbia. He recounted the 26th president’s life and times, including his unexpected…

  • Stephen Kinzer Discusses emThe True Flagem
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    The True Flag

    Stephen Kinzer talked about his book The True Flag: Theodore Roosevelt, Mark Twain, and the Birth of American Empire, in which he recounts the public debate over American foreign policy at the…

  • How Teddy Roosevelt Saved Football
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    Teddy Roosevelt and American 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 National…

  • emTeddy Roosevelt in Californiaem
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    Teddy Roosevelt in California

    Chris Epting talked about his book Teddy Roosevelt in California, about President Roosevelt’s 1903 tour of the Western states and the impact it had on the history of conservation. C-SPAN’s Local…

  • Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Historic Site
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    Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Historic Site

    Stanton Hudson gave a tour of the site where Vice President Theodore Roosevelt became the 26th President of the United States following the death of President William McKinley. After the assassination of…

  • Theodore Roosevelt and His Children
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    Theodore Roosevelt and His Children

    Eric Burns talked about his book, The Golden Lad: The Haunting Story of Quentin and Theodore Roosevelt. In his book, Mr. Burns explores the relationships Theodore Roosevelt had with his…

  • Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace
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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 rebuilt in…

  • em1912  Wilson Roosevelt Taft and Debsem
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    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…

  • Pete Hegseth Discusses emIn the Arenaem
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    In the Arena

    Pete Hegseth talked about his book, In the Arena: Good Citizens, a Great Republic, and How One Speech Can Reinvigorate America, in which he discusses Theodore Roosevelt’s “Citizenship in a…

  • Interview on emTaking on Theodore Rooseveltem
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    Interview on Taking on Theodore Roosevelt

    Harry Lembeck talked about his book, Taking on Theodore Roosevelt: How One Senator Defied the President on Brownsville and Shook American Politics. This interview was held at the 38th…

  • Theodore Roosevelt and the Constitution
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    Theodore Roosevelt and the Constitution

    Kermit Roosevelt talked about President Theodore Roosevelt’s evolving vision of the Constitution and the national debate over how to define American democracy. He spoke about moments when…

  • First Lady Edith Roosevelt
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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 managed the creation…

  • Discussion on the Life and Presidency of Theodore Roosevelt
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    Theodore Roosevelt's Life and Presidency

    Douglas Brinkley, author of The Wilderness Warrior: Theodore Roosevelt and the Crusade for America, talked about the life of President Theodore Roosevelt. Professor Brinkley spoke about…

  • Marc Peyser on emHissing Cousinsem
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    Hissing Cousins

    Marc Peyser and Timothy Dwyer talked about their book Hissing Cousins: The Untold Story of Eleanor Roosevelt and Alice Roosevelt Longworth, in which they discuss the tumultuous relationship between Theodore…

  • Washington Journal Filmmaker Ken Burns on emThe Rooseveltsem
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    Filmmaker Ken Burns on The Roosevelts

    Ken Burns talked about his 14-hour, seven part PBS documentary The Roosevelts: An Intimate History. The film chronicles the lives of Theodore, Franklin, and Eleanor Roosevelt, three members of the most…

  • Ken Burns on emThe Roosevelts An Intimate Historyem
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    Ken Burns on The Roosevelts: An Intimate History

    Ken Burns spoke at a National Press Club luncheon about his documentary series, The Roosevelts: An Intimate History, in which he chronicles the lives of Theodore, Franklin, and Eleanor Roosevelt. In…

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