The Making of America — Theodore Roosevelt

At home and abroad, he was the locomotive president, the man who drew his flourishing nation into the future


Larger Than Life: Trust buster, Rough Rider, Patriot — Roosevelt.

Presidents come and go, but monuments are always with us. There's a reason Theodore Roosevelt is the only 20th century President whose face is carved into Mount Rushmore, the only one who could hold his own with Washington, Lincoln and Jefferson. Roosevelt not only remade America, but he also charmed the pants off everybody while he did it. And just short of a century after he left the White House, in 1909, the collective memory of his strength and intellect and charisma still lingers. How many times over the years since have Americans settled their affections on some thoughtful, vigorous man who reminded...

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