America's First Modern President

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    Very interesting read, especially the comments from Dan Murphy, historian from Hanover College. The Time Magazine articles were probably the impetus for writing this article.

    America's First Modern President
    By Ruben Navarrette, San Diego Union Tribune
    July 9, 2006

    Artists are seldom appreciated in their own time. The same can be true for U.S. presidents.

    Nearly 100 years after leaving office, Theodore Roosevelt is more popular than ever. While biographers in his day sneered at him as a showman who was all talk and no action, he is now seen as one of America's most consequential presidents.

    for full article:
    http://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2006/07/teddy_the_embodiment_of_americ.html
     

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