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