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Colonel Roosevelt — Edmund Morris

In 1884, Roosevelt lost his mother and his wife within hours of each other on February 14th. His response was to run away to North Dakota for a few years, abandoning his infant daughter (he would resume his parental responsibilities … Continue reading

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Theodore Rex — Edmund Morris

Volume 2 of Edmund Morris’ three-volume series on Theodore Roosevelt begins in 1901 with the death of William McKinley and Theodore’s journey to Washington to assume the position of President of the United States. Looking back, it’s a little odd … Continue reading

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The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt — Edmund Morris

Theodore Roosevelt must be one of the more recognisable presidents in US history: his image is one of few that most people could instantly identify, even if they might not know much about his presidency itself. Unlike other giant figures … Continue reading

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