Theodore Roosevelt: Energy, Courage, Vision with Dr. John Chalberg

November 5, 2004

 

One hundred years ago, one of the most dominant personalities in American History was elected to the Oval Office. Having already served the majority of a term following William McKinley’s assassination, Theodore Roosevelt defeated Alton B. Parker in an electoral landslide. A naturalist,  historian, ranchman, soldier, and politician, TR had perhaps the most diverse interests of any president since Thomas Jefferson. His robust personality, his wide grin, and his pince-nez spectacles remain cemented in our collective memory today, and his accomplishments in office earned him his place on Mount Rushmore beside Washington, Jefferson, and Lincoln.

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