Tales of Theodore Roosevelt led by Tweed Roosevelt, the great-grandson of the 26th President

"TR: The Making of a Leader"
Tuesday, January 19, 2021
12 PM ET

"TR: Saints and Sinners"
Tuesday, March 16, 2021
12 PM ET

"TR: Conservationist"
Tuesday, April 20, 2021
12 PM ET

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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 is full of surprising anecdotes and reveals much about TR’s mind, his leadership, and his intellectual influence.

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.


The Theodore Roosevelt Institute at Long Island University is partnering with the Theodore Roosevelt Association to present the National Theodore Roosevelt Public Speaking Contest.

Thank you to all the high school juniors and seniors for participating and making this a highly competitive public speaking contest that truly honored the iconic legacy of President Theodore Roosevelt.

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Sandra Richard
Office of the President