Theodore Roosevelt, 1905: The intelligence of the remark is on a par with its morality; for the most rudimentary mental process would have shown the speaker that if the average family in which there a
This is the grave of Theodore Roosevelt. OK, where to begin here. I could easily write several thousand words on Roosevelt without even having to think hard about it. So I am going just make 10 points
Above: Theodore Roosevelt, Virulent Racist The recent debates over which Americans to honor with statues, building names, and other monuments, is welcome. History should be debated. The present is not
Robert La Follette I tend to choose books for review here rather randomly, often picking something off the new book shelf at my university’s library. So when I saw Michael Wolraich’s new b
I know we are reentering the New Gilded Age, what with the economic inequality and union busting and facial hair. But I’m not sure we need to go this far. I was certainly interested in the old-s
I just realized that somehow I never posted The Teddy Bears here before. Imagine a silent movie version of Goldilocks and the Three Bears with Teddy Roosevelt coming in at the end for an, um, disturbi
You know who had the worst Valentine’s Day in history? Theodore Roosevelt. The second worst Valentine’s Day might go to the entire Bolivian nation.
Lewis L. Gould, eminent historian of the Progressive Era presidency, has a new 73-page biography of Theodore Roosevelt. While one might legitimately ask whether we need another biography of the twenty