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The Theodore Roosevelt treasury; a self-portrait from his writings.

Author: Theodore Roosevelt; Hermann Hagedorn
Publisher: New York, Putnam [1957]
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This is a selection, roughly chronological, from the many kinds of writing T.R. did when leisure allowed. Throughout his years in the presidency official and unofficial writings follow each other to show both the public man and the private. This is book is indeed a self-portrait of a vigorous and interesting personality, of a man with a high vision of America and her future.
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Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919.
Theodore Roosevelt treasury.
New York, Putnam [1957]
(OCoLC)562927858
Named Person: Theodore Roosevelt
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Theodore Roosevelt; Hermann Hagedorn
OCLC Number: 1109935
Description: 342 pages portrait 25 cm
Contents: It was still the wild west --
The home ranch --
A trip on the prairie --
"A boyish ambition of mine ..." --
Winter weather --
Frontier types --
Hunting in the lonely lands --
Antelope --
The grizzly --
Twilight of the bears --
The prairie singers --
Larks, and others --
A silkstocking elected --
A private, personal resolve --
Phases of state legislation --
First step into the Augean stables --
"A rare set of scoundrels ..." --
"I accept the nomination ..." --
"I have had first class fun ..." --
"Something far more important ..." --
The backwoodsmen of the Alleghanies --
King's mountain --
The battle of Lake Champlain --
"New fields for research" --
Francis Parkman's histories --
"I hated to take the place ..." --
The spoils system in operation --
Sad story of a bright young man --
"I am having a hard row to hoe ..." --
"There will be a row ..." --
"I would like to do my share ..." --
Administering the New York police force --
"I spent the night in patrolling New York ..." --
"A welter of small political intrigue" --
The law must be enforced --
The anticipatory jitters --
"Not even the president has had as heavy a task ..." --
"The only thing I am afraid of ..." --
The manly virtues and practical politics --
"Learning by bitter experience" --
The college graduate in public life --
A private lesson for Mr. Platt --
The governor and the people of New York --
Nomination for vice president --
American ideals --
True Americanism --
"If I am to be of any use in politics ..." --
"The regiment" --
Steaming southward --
Landing and first fight --
"We have a lovely camp ..." --
The San Juan fight --
Aftermath --
Accession tot he presidency --
Liberty under the law --
The regulation of corporations --
The coal strike --
The strike in the Government Printing Office --
"Get in touch with the labor people ..." --
"They have found themselves powerless to control the government ..." --
Death of Mark Hanna --
Panama --
The natural resources: their wise use or their waste --
Foriegn policy --
The president blows his top --
The national defense --
Class hatred --
Postal frauds --
The man with the muck-rake --
Campaign of 1904 --
"The will sepak ill of me soon enough ..." --
"Why should I care ... who gets the credit?" --
"Each man knows where the shoe pinches ..." --
"Man's place in history ..." --
"I have thoroughly enjoyed being president ..." --
The question of a third term --
"The fringe of departing greatness" --
"Full president right iup to the end ..." --
"I have had a great run for my money ..." --
"The children are darlings ..." --
Sagamore Hill --
"About small Ted's fighting ..." --
The father writes to the children --
The books that I read --
The books are everywhere --
"I find reading a great comfort ..." --
Dante and the bowery --
"That book ... The octopus" --
"I have managed to combine ..." --
"I have been a part of all that I describe" --
Obstacles to literary work --
"Good for the split infinitive!" --
The children of the night --
"Painstaking little pendants" --
History as literature --
The joy of living --
The hunter hunted --
Prologue to Africa --
"I speak of Africa" --
Primeval man --
Lion --
Elephants --
Across the Navajo Desert --
The Hopi snake-dance --
The river of doubt --
"We have put upon the map a river as long as the Rhine ..." --
"Old friends and queer characters ..." --
The ex-president calls on kings --
"King Edward's wake" --
The adventure of living --
The conditions of success --
Service and self-respect --
"On Sunday, go to church ..." --
"We, here in America ..." --
"I dread having to plunge ..." --
"We have had a smashing defeat ..." --
Nationalism and democracy --
The 1912 nomination --
"Nothing has touched me more ..." --
The meaning of free government --
The stricken standard-bearer --
The fight goes on --
The purpose of the Progressive Party --
"We fought the good fight" --
"The Progressive movement must ... go forward ..." --
The cataclysm --
"To guard against any possible misconception ..." --
Fear God and take your own part --
Americanism --
"Americanism means many things ..." --
Warlike power: the prerequisite for the preservation of social values --
"Masters of our own souls ..." --
The heroic mood --
"As long as I am in the prophet business ..." --
Four sons in the war --
The great adventure --
"I cannot be with you ..."
Responsibility: Compiled and with an introd. by Hermann Hagedorn.

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This is a selection, roughly chronological, from the many kinds of writing T.R. did when leisure allowed. Throughout his years in the presidency official and unofficial writings follow each other to show both the public man and the private. This is book is indeed a self-portrait of a vigorous and interesting personality, of a man with a high vision of America and her future.

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