Theodore Roosevelt for the Defense

Dan Abrams, ABC News chief legal affairs correspondent, recounted the libel case against President Theodore Roosevelt in 1915. The author… read more

Dan Abrams, ABC News chief legal affairs correspondent, recounted the libel case against President Theodore Roosevelt in 1915. The author reported that Roosevelt had claimed that the former head of the New York Republican party and newspaper magnate, William Barnes, was guilty of political corruption. Mr. Barnes responded by suing President Roosevelt for $50,000 and took him to court, where the former President testified for over a week. close

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Program ID:
461788-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Jul 07, 2019 | 8:09pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Aug 30, 2019 | 1:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Jul 07, 2019 | 8:09pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 14, 2019 | 11:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 27, 2019 | 2:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 11, 2019 | 2:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 29, 2019 | 8:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 30, 2019 | 1:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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