This lecture explored Theodore Roosevelt’s development into a great leader. Each stage of his life contributed tools that prepared him for the task that lay ahead as he became President. His approach was nuanced and effective. We can all learn from him.
TR, The Conservationist
President Theodore Roosevelt was one of the most powerful voices in the history of American conservation. Captivated by nature as a child, Roosevelt cherished and promoted our nation’s landscapes and wildlife.
TR, Fascinating Relatives
Many assume that the Roosevelt's are a political family. In fact, Roosevelt's have been involved in every aspect of American life, both sunny and shady. This talk highlights many colorful Roosevelt's who have been overshadowed by their more famous political relatives.
TR, Literary Fella
Although Theodore Roosevelt was a remarkably influential politician, he actually made his living from his pen. His output was extraordinary. The account of what TR wrote, what he read, how he influenced other writers, and his impact on the intellectual life of America.
TR, Master Diplomat
This little known area of Theodore Roosevelt’s presidency probably did more to keep the world at peace than any other president has achieved. His approach is a blueprint for the best way to conduct foreign policy.
Down the Amazon
TR's Brazilian adventure, undoubtedly his most dangerous which he barely survived, juxtaposed with the journey Tweed Roosevelt made retracing this adventure through country as wild today as it was in 1914.
TR and the Navy
A story on how Theodore Roosevelt used naval power to make the U.S. a world power. This lecture includes a discussion of the current drama on the aircraft carrier named after him, the USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN17).
In The Badlands
As a young deputy sheriff in North Dakota, Theodore Roosevelt hunted down dangerous desperadoes, almost got into a duel with a crack shot French aristocrat, and saved a saloon of drinkers by punching out a terrorizing drunkard.
Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection @ LIU
LIU's Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection is comprehensive with holdings of more than 3,000 books, pamphlets, documents, and archives concerning the life, times, and interests of our 26th President as well as Theodore Roosevelt's rich and prolific writings.