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10 Things You May Not Know About Teddy Roosevelt

As the 155th anniversary of Theodore Roosevelt’s birth nears, discover 10 surprising facts about America’s 26th president.

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10 Things You May Not Know About the Roosevelts

From Franklin’s brushes with death to Eleanor’s midnight ride with Amelia Earhart, here are 10 things you may not know about this presidential pair.

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Remembering the 1912 Presidential Election

A former president, a current president, a future president and a Socialist Party candidate all sought the White House 100 years ago.

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Shot in the Chest 100 Years Ago, Teddy Roosevelt Kept on Talking

One hundred years ago, Theodore Roosevelt delivered a 90-minute speech moments after being shot in the chest.

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How Teddy Roosevelt Saved Football

As the NFL season kicks off, look back at football’s brutal beginnings and President Theodore Roosevelt’s quest to save the sport from abolition.

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6 Things You May Not Know About the Spanish-American War

Did you know that the Rough Riders didn’t really ride and that Guam’s capture was surprisingly peaceful?

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Romantic-in-Chief: Presidential Love Letters, From Adams to Nixon

New letters reveal that Nixon was as eloquent an admirer as several other famously smitten presidents.

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Five Presidents’ Rocky Roads to the White House

This Presidents’ Day, check out the obstacles that five of our commanders-in-chief overcame on their way to the Oval Office.