In honor of President’s Day, C-Span 3 (American History TV) this weekend is running three videos of TR-related presentations, including John Gable’s excellent talk at the TRA annual meeting in Buffalo in 2002. All are also available for viewing online, links below.
Before an audience on the Canisius College campus in Buffalo , New York , John Gable gives an overview of the presidency of Theodore Roosevelt. Following his prepared remarks, he responds to questions from the audience. Mr. Gable is the executive director of the Theodore Roosevelt Association
Melanie Gustafson speaks about the children of Theodore Roosevelt, noting the death of his first wife, his second marriage to a childhood sweetheart, and his various homes. The symposium, "In the Shadow of Greatness: The Lives of Presidential Children," was held at Hildene, the historic summer home of Robert Todd Lincoln.
Betty Boyd Caroli speaks about her book, "The Roosevelt Women," a look at the lives of nine women of the Roosevelt family, from the mother of Theodore Roosevelt to the present generation. She also discusses various scandals and accomplishments of this historic American family.
- Thanks, Jenna, for sending this.Coincidentally, today is also the anniversary of the Maine blowing up in Havana harbor. Here's the NY Times front page from then. http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/big/0215.htmlStay warm up there, while we're trying to stay warm down here. It's the worst winter in 30 years. But a walk in the park compared to Washington.HarryOn Feb 14, 2010, at 11:25 AM, G Rollins wrote: