Muckrakers' gritty reporting exposed the excesses of the rich and sparked social reforms that helped end the Gilded Age.
Roosevelt's heroism at the Battle of San Juan Hill was the culmination of years of conscious personal transformation and myth-making.
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Here are the back stories to some of the most intriguing presidential renderings.
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