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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…

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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…

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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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    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…

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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

    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

    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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…

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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…

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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…

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    The Big Scrum: How Teddy Roosevelt Saved 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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    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

    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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    Guest of Honor

    Author Deborah Davis talked about her book, Guest of Honor: Booker T. Washington, Theodore Roosevelt, and the White House Dinner That Shocked a Nation. She was interviewed at the 2012 National…

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    Theodore Roosevelt: A Strenuous Life

    Ms. Dalton talked about her book, Theodore Roosevelt: A Strenuous Life, published by Vintage Books. She described Roosevelt’s accomplishments, including receiving a Nobel Peace Prize,…

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    Theodore Roosevelt and Jane Addams

    Panelists talked about the relationship between suffragist Jane Addams and Theodore Roosevelt. They focused on areas of cooperation in Progressive Era efforts to allieviate poverty and…

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