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  • Franklin D. Roosevelt

    Hear live recordings of 11 US Presidents, including Benjamin Harrison (23rd), William McKinley (25th), Theodore Roosevelt (26th), William H. Taft (27th), Woodrow Wilson (28th), Warren G. Harding (29th), Calvin Coolidge (30th), Herbert Hoover (31st), Franklin D. Roosevelt (32nd), Harry S. Truman (34th), Dwight D. Eisenhower (34th). Benjamin Harrison (August 20, 1833 - March 13, 1901) was an American lawyer and politician who served as the 23rd president of the United States from 1889 to 1893. He was a grandson of the ninth president, William Henry Harrison, and a great-grandson of Benjamin Harrison V, a founding father who signed the United States Declaration of Independence. William...read more

  • Theodore Roosevelt

    The Strenuous Life: Essays and Addresses is a collection of Theodore Roosevelt's published commentaries and public addresses on what is necessary for a vital and healthy political, social and individual life. Roosevelt states the main point of his speech in the opening remarks: 'I wish to preach, not the doctrine of ignoble ease, but the doctrine of the strenuous life, the life of toil and effort, of labor and strife; to preach that highest form of success which comes, not to the man who desires mere easy peace, but to the man who does not shrink from danger, from hardship, or from bitter toil, and who out of these wins the splendid ultimate triumph.' An individual who puts great effort...read more

  • Theodore Roosevelt

    Theodore Roosevelt was a colorful adventurer, statesman, and president. But he always felt that the most essential role he played was that of father to his six children. In A Bully Father, noted historical editor Joan Paterson Kerr brings together a collection of his letters, spanning the years between 1898 and 1919, which convey all the boundless affection he felt for his family. Although Roosevelt's responsibilities often took him far from home, he remained keenly interested in the daily lives of his four sons and two daughters. Even as he watched steam shovels dig the Panama Canal, he wrote letters filled with vivid, accessible anecdotes to his children. Countless questions about their...read more

  • Theodore Roosevelt

    Theodore Roosevelt Jr., often referred to as Teddy Roosevelt was an American statesman, politician, conservationist, naturalist, and writer, who served as the 26th president of the United States from 1901 to 1909. He previously served as 33rd governor of New York from 1899 to 1900 and the 25th vice president of the United States from March to September 1901. Roosevelt emerged as a leader of the Republican Party and became a driving force for the anti-trust policy while supporting Progressive Era policies in the early 20th century. His face is depicted on Mount Rushmore alongside George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and Abraham Lincoln. These are his finest thoughts in his own...read more

  • Theodore Roosevelt

    Theodore Roosevelt proved that a political figure could also excel in military matters and literary endeavors. This work covers a most interesting list of heroes in American history, from Daniel Boone and George Rogers Clark through various Revolutionary War participants, to activities during the Civil War. Daniel Boone will always occupy a unique place in our history as the archetype of the hunter and wilderness wanderer. He was a true pioneer, and stood at the head of that class of Indian-fighters, game-hunters, forest-fellers, and backwoods farmers who, generation after generation, pushed westward the border of civilization from the Alleghenies to the Pacific. As he himself said, he was...read more

  • Theodore Roosevelt

    In 1895, two young men destined to make their mark on American life, Theodore Roosevelt and Henry Cabot Lodge, discovered they shared a common interest in the remarkable way ordinary Americans demonstrated the real character of the young nation. They were convinced that the brilliance of American liberty could best be found in the lives of everyday heroes. These two men researched and wrote the twenty-six inspiring stories in Hero Tales. From great battles of the War for Independence to the intrepid explorations that opened up the western frontier, from the struggles of the early pioneers to the tragedies of the Civil War, these stories capture the essence of the American...read more

  • Theodore Roosevelt

    In his vital, illustrative and dynamic autobiography, Theodore Roosevelt let us into the life that formed one of the greatest and outspoken presidents in American history. Not only are we privy to the formation of his political ideals, but also to his love of the frontier and the great outdoors. (Summary from...read more

  • And Amelia Earhart.

    Along with historical narrative, hear rare recordings of some of the most people in history, including Andrew Carnegie, Thomas Edison, William Howard Taft, James Whitcomb Riley, O. Henry, Arthur Conan Doyle, William Gillette, Theodore Roosevelt, Ellen Terry, King George V, and Amelia Earhart. Recording obtained and published by Rick...read more

  • Theodore Roosevelt

    In this speech, a young Theodore Roosevelt describes what he believes are the key principles to good citizenship. In addition to emphasizing ethical behavior, Roosevelt takes a firm stance on the necessity of engaging in politics and voting. He states unflinchingly, "The people who say that they have not time to attend to politics are simply saying that they are unfit to live in a free community." To be "a good American citizen," Roosevelt says one must boldly engage with the issues our nation faces today, and in doing so, shape its...read more

  • Theodore Roosevelt

    Roosevelt's popular book Through the Brazilian Wilderness describes his expedition into the Brazilian jungle in 1913 as a member of the Roosevelt-Rondon Scientific Expedition co-named after its leader, Brazilian explorer Cândido Rondon. The book describes all of the scientific discovery, scenic tropical vistas and exotic flora, fauna and wild life experienced on the expedition. One goal of the expedition was to find the headwaters of the Rio da Duvida, the River of Doubt, and trace it north to the Madeira and thence to the Amazon River. It was later renamed Rio Roosevel. Roosevelt's crew consisted of his 24-year-old son Kermit, Colonel Cândido Rondon, a naturalist sent by the American...read more

  • Theodore Roosevelt

    Published when Theodore Roosevelt was only twenty-three years old, The Naval War of 1812 was immediately hailed as a literary and scholarly triumph, and it is still considered the definitive book on the subject. It caused considerable controversy for its bold refutation of earlier accounts of the war, but its brilliant analysis and balanced tone left critics floundering, changed the course of U.S. military history by renewing interest in our obsolete forces, and set the young author and political hopeful on a path to greatness. Roosevelt's inimitable style and robust narrative make The Naval War of 1812 enthralling, illuminating, and utterly essential to every armchair...read more

  • Theodore Roosevelt

    Theodore Roosevelt began this 1899 speech with his thesis: “I wish to preach, not the doctrine of ignoble ease, but the doctrine of the strenuous life.” He discusses how the many hardships of his life shaped him for the better. Roosevelt believed that if Americans wished to succeed in the world, they would need to embrace the virtue of hard work. He applied this same belief to foreign affairs, stating that America must establish itself as a powerful military force and exert this power when...read more

  • Theodore Roosevelt

    Many consider Theodore Roosevelt to be America's most conservation-minded president. Throughout his presidency, he worked to preserve endangered animals and their habitats. In this 1907 speech to Congress, he states, "The conservation of our natural resources and their proper use constitute the fundamental problem which underlies almost every other problem of our national life." Read this speech to experience Roosevelt's conservationist fervor...read more

  • Theodore Roosevelt

    Theodore Roosevelt was a naturalist, exploer, authoir, hunter, governor, soldier and 26th President of the United States. In 1913 he joined with Brazilian explorer Candido Rondon to explore portions of Brazil and to bring back animal specimens for the American Museum of Natural History. The final portion of the adventure was the examination of The River of Doubt, a river never before charted and whose exploration nearly resulted in the death of the President. Travel with President Roosevelt and hear, in his own words, this incredible adventure.The Listen2Read American Adventure Library is a series of historic first person accounts of extraordinary adventures by Americans or by visitors to...read more

  • Theodore Roosevelt Malloch

    Can the concept of 'Spiritual Capital' actually ensure a company's success? Critics of capitalism view big businesses as insatiable masters of the universe that hold little regard for the public, and label those who create wealth as greedy, malicious, and unscrupulous. In this insightful and original book, Theodore Roosevelt Malloch answers these charges head-on with the bold idea that the creation of wealth by virtuous means is the most important thing we can do for ourselves and for others. Doing Virtuous Business explains the true purpose of business and illuminates the connection between a free economy and religious liberty. Drawing from the notion of 'social capital' that has been...read more

  • Theodore Roosevelt

    When the Spanish government declared war against the United States in 1898, Theodore Roosevelt resigned his post as Assistant Secretary of the Navy to take his place as lieutenant colonel of the First U.S. Volunteer Cavalry. His involvement with this unit, nicknamed The Rough Riders, established 'Teddy' as a household name. The Rough Riders is the future president's account of his experiences and of the Spanish-American...read more

  • Theodore Roosevelt

    Sit back and recount the greatest moments in political history! Broaden your knowledge with this title's narrative on political...read more

  • Theodore Roosevelt And Henry Cabot Lodge

    The Tales of the Greatest Heroes in American History: Washington Daniel Boone and the Founding of Kentucky George Rogers Clark and the Conquest of the Northwest The Battle of Trenton Bennington King's Mountain The Storming of Stony Point Gouverneur Morris The Burning of the 'Philadelphia' The Cruise of the 'WASP' The 'General Armstrong' Privateer The Battle of New Orleans John Quincy Adams and the Right of Petition Francis Parkman 'Remember the Alamo' Hampton Roads The Flag-Bearer The Death of Stonewall Jackson The Charge at Gettysburg General Grant and the Vicksburg Campaign Robert Gould Shaw Charles Russell Lowell Sheridan at Cedar Creek Lieutenant Cushing and the Ram 'Albemarle' Farragut...read more

  • Theodore Roosevelt

    'The Strenuous Life' is a collection of essays and speeches by American President Theodore Roosevelt including the title speech 'The Strenuous Life' in which he argues that strenuous effort and overcoming hardship were ideals to be embraced by Americans for the betterment of the nation. Also included are the following essays and speeches: Expansion And Peace, Latitude And Longitude Among Reformers, Fellow-Feeling As A Political Factor, Civic Helpfulness, Character And Success, The Eighth And Ninth Commandments In Politics, The Best And The Good, Promise And Performance, The American Boy, Military Preparedness And Unprepared-Ness, Admiral Dewey, Grant, The Two Americas, Manhood And...read more

  • Booker T. Washington

    The most profound and important speeches ever delivered are here collected in this anthology, featuring some of the most influential figures in world history. From ancient times to the American Revolution to as recently as this past century, Fort Raphael Publishing has collected some of the most important and iconic speeches of all time and recorded them for this series. This is a SoundCraft Audiobooks production and the speeches are presented in an immersive audio style, allowing the listener to experience what it must have been like to be present when these speeches were first delivered. Volume VI features such disparate historical characters as Cato the Elder (Joe D. Lauck)...read more