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Teddy Roosevelt

Teddy Roosevelt was a hero of mine.  The same with his fifth cousin, Franklin Delano Roosevelt.  I am enjoying the PBS special about the Roosevelts, learning much more than I could have imagined about this family for which I have had admiration for many years. 712 more words


Dowdell's Knob: Day Two Hundred Sixty One

Getting ahead is now the phrase we live by.  A stitch in time meant to save nine.  Nine stitches, minutes, lives.  The whole cat.  My skin feels cool, clammy.   492 more words


Statist Policy and the Great Depression

It’s difficult to promote good economic policy when some policy makers have a deeply flawed grasp of history.

This is why I’ve tried to educate people, for instance, that… 473 more words

Government Spending

Study Abroad Fair at Roosevelt Today

The Fall 2014 Study Abroad Fair will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 17, from 11 – 2 in the Auditorium Building’s Fainman Lounge (second floor) on RU’s Chicago Campus (430 S. 77 more words


Start of Term Chapel Address by the Headmaster

The long Summer holidays are an opportunity for us all to reflect on a year gone by, and to look forward at how we can attack the new academic year. 

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Tour Guide for President Clinton

Park Ranger and tour guide Franceska Macsali Urbin has given hundreds of tours of FDR’s home, but one tour topped them all.
Recorded for Roosevelt-Vanderbilt National Historic Site.

Roosevelt-Vanderbilt National Historic Sites