He is the first President to ever leave the country while in office.
He was the first President to win the Nobel Peace Prize.
He was the first President to ride in a submarine.
The first President to own a car and he renamed the Executive Mansion “The White House.”
He was the first to send a telegram as part of National Diplomacy.
He was the first President to invite a black man to dinner at The White House.
We are talking about Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th President of The United States and he is the focus of this episode of The Presidential Bio Podcast.
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Links from this Episode:
– Theodore Roosevelt https://www.britannica.com/biography/Theodore-Roosevelt
— The Children’s Aid Society https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Children%27s_Aid_Society
— Museum of Natural History https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Museum_of_Natural_History
— Taxidermy https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taxidermy
— Sagamore Hill http://www.theodore-roosevelt.com/trsahi.html
— Leonard Wood https://www.britannica.com/biography/Leonard-Wood
— The Rough Riders http://www.loc.gov/rr/hispanic/1898/roughriders.html
— Panama Canal https://www.britannica.com/topic/Panama-Canal
— Square Deal https://www.britannica.com/event/Square-Deal
— Presidential Bio episode on George Washington https://www.2gtdatacore.com/presidential-bio-george-washington-gw-the-1st-president-of-the-united-states/
— Treaty of Portsmouth https://history.state.gov/milestones/1899-1913/portsmouth-treaty
— Hepburn Act https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hepburn_Act
— The Great White Fleet https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_White_Fleet
Calls to the Audience:
— What did YOU think of Teddy Roosevelt? Tell Us Now!
About the Host of The Presidential Bio Podcast:
Phil Treacy is a businessman, commentator, voiceover artist and emcee for a variety civic and political organizations in St. Louis, MO.
Phil was born and raised on Long Island but has made St. Louis his home since 1989.
He ran for state representative of Missouri in 1992 and his experiences on the campaign trail led to his interest in other political campaigns and candidates… including the men who have served the highest office of President of the United States.