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  • 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…

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  • 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…

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  • 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…

    388 views
  • 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…

    456 views
  • 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…

    327 views
  • 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…

    868 views
  • 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…

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  • 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…

    761 views
  • 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…

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  • 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…

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  • 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…

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  • 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…

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  • 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…

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  • 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…

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  • 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…

    1,690 views
  • Theodore Roosevelt Island National Memorial
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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 talked about the…

    428 views
  • Theodore Roosevelt and the Great War
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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 sons served in the military…

    807 views
  • Edith Roosevelts Views on Race
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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 about the former first lady is that she…

    708 views
  • Theodore Roosevelt and William Rockhill Nelson
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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 Nelson. Professor Gould…

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  • Life Portrait of Theodore Roosevelt
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    Life Portrait of Theodore Roosevelt

    In the twenty-fifth in a series on American presidents, scholars discussed the life and career of Theodore Roosevelt. Among the issues they addressed were his home and family life, his military and…

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