The Courage And Character Of Theodore Roosevelt: A Hero Among Leaders
George GrantISBN: 1581824394;
Book DescriptionBefore his fiftieth birthday, Teddy Roosevelt had served as a state legislator in New York, undersecretary of the navy, police commissioner of New York City, governor of New York, and two terms as vice president and then president of the United States. He also had run a cattle ranch in the West, had worked as a journalist and editor, conducted scientific expeditions on four continents, raised five children, and enjoyed a lifelong romance with his wife. No wonder he continues to capture our imaginations as he did the loyalty and respect of his own time. In this thought-provoking book, George Grant explores the life and character of Theodore Roosevelt, one of the most remarkable men of the twentieth century. The qualities that made Roosevelt such an extraordinary leader are examined, as are the exploits that made him so famous. Also emphasized are the spiritual values and faith that he affirmed with such vigor as he walked the world stage with an impact generated by...
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