National Affairs: Roosevelt Day


When jingoist Arthur Brisbane was screaming "WAR SURE!" in the biggest type which Mr. Hearst's New York Journal could produce, there was a spunky young Assistant Secretary of the Navy at Washington who demanded that the U. S. fleet put on its fighting clothes. Then the Maine exploded like a bad dream; war came. The fleet was ready for Santiago and Manila; the Assistant Secretary became a Rough Rider. After that he became innumerable things— among them, President of the U. S.

Four years ago wise men searched for...

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