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From the Train to the Heart

Jan 26, 2015

Recently, the Theodore Roosevelt Center has digitally published many of these 1903 speeches. Some of the speeches are short, some of them are long, but they all seem to echo the same language as President Roosevelt recalls his experiences ranching or summarizes the qualities that make America great.

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Posted by Marlo Sexton on Jan 26, 2015 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

Crisis of the Wasteful Nation: Empire and Conservation in Theodore Roosevelt's America

Jan 22, 2015

In Crisis of the Wasteful Nation: Empire and Conservation in Theodore Roosevelt’s America, Ian Tyrrell highlights the complexity of preserving nature in the midst of empire building.

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Posted by Pamela Pierce on Jan 22, 2015 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

TR Connects the Northern Plains and Desert Southwest

Jan 20, 2015

Theodore Roosevelt never lived in Arizona. Of course, he passed through the state, appreciated its natural wonders, and basked in the sunshine as many people do. He didn’t call the state home, as he did North Dakota and New York. However, a treasure trove of TR related items resides in the Arizona Historical Society.

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Posted by Pamela Pierce on Jan 20, 2015 in Digital Library  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

Sports President of the United States

Jan 14, 2015

“I never was a champion at anything,” Theodore Roosevelt famously said, declaiming any particular athletic prowess. So what can be said about his involvement, influences, and significance regarding sports? 

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Posted by Ty Ackelson on Jan 14, 2015 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

New Year, New Items

Jan 13, 2015

The start of a new year at the TR Center means that we get to release new items for publication on our website!

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Posted by Pamela Pierce on Jan 13, 2015 in Digital Library  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

Taking on Theodore Roosevelt: How One Senator Defied the President on Brownsville and Shook American Politics

Jan 12, 2015

Harry Lembeck discusses one of the most controversial events of Theodore Roosevelt’s presidency in his new book Taking on Theodore Roosevelt: How One Senator Defied the President on Brownsville and Shook American Politics. In an interview with the Theodore Roosevelt Center, Lembeck discusses the Civil Rights Movement, Granville Fortescue, and the nobility of Joseph Foraker.

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Posted by Pamela Pierce on Jan 12, 2015 in Current Events  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)  |  Share this post