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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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