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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Daniel Abrams Chief Legal Analyst ABC News
Harold Holzer Director Hunter College->Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute
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