WAR & PEACE: Father's Son


No Life with Father was life at the White House for the children of Theodore Roosevelt. They crawled through the space between ceiling and floors, dragged their spotted pony into the elevator, whooped on roller skates down the historic hallways, walked on stilts up the circling stairways, with Father egging them on, often whooping it up ahead of them. Less like his father than the other children, but his father's favorite, Kermit followed in Father's boisterous wake, but liked to take books out of the Library of Congress and read while Archie and Ted played, argued with the...

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