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TR. [Part 2] : the story of Theodore Roosevelt

Author: David G McCullough; Jason Robards; PBS Video.; WGBH Educational Foundation.; VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia.
Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Video, [2005, 1996]
Edition/Format:   Video   Visual material   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Roosevelt became President of the United States when William McKinley was assassinated. He used office as a "bully pulpit" to correct what he perceived as the wrongs of American society. His first battle was to break of the large business trusts, first targeting the railroads. He broke up the railroad trust after many court battles. Next he sided with labor who was fighting for better working conditions and wages in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Theodore Roosevelt; Theodore Roosevelt
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David G McCullough; Jason Robards; PBS Video.; WGBH Educational Foundation.; VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia.
OCLC Number: 123128432
Notes: Originally broadcast in 1996.
Performer(s): Host, David McCullough ; narrator, Jason Robards.
Description: 1 streaming video file (approximately 120 min.) : digital, MP4 file, sound, color
Details: Mode of access: Internet.; Online video system requirements: QuickTime 7 player (or equivalent).
Other Titles: TR: The story of Theodore Roosevelt
American experience (Television program)
Responsibility: David Grubin Productions ; WGBH Educational Foundation ; written by David Grubin [and] Geoffrey C. Ward ; produced by David Grubin.

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Roosevelt became President of the United States when William McKinley was assassinated. He used office as a "bully pulpit" to correct what he perceived as the wrongs of American society. His first battle was to break of the large business trusts, first targeting the railroads. He broke up the railroad trust after many court battles. Next he sided with labor who was fighting for better working conditions and wages in a threatened coal mining strike in 1902. He expanded the power of the nation throughout the world by enlarging the naval fleet, monitored Latin America to prevent European Imperialism, and negotiated with Panama for the construction of the Panama Canal. He was elected for a second term as President of the U.S. in 1904.

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