Forging a President: How the Wild West Created Teddy Roosevelt


Thursday, April 9 at 7:00 p.m.

He was born a city boy in Manhattan, but it wasn’t until he lived as a cattle rancher and deputy sheriff in the wild country of the Dakota Territory that Theodore Roosevelt became the man who would be president. Join author William Hazelgrove as he uses Roosevelt’s own reflections to illustrate the formative seasons that America’s twenty-sixth president spent in “the broken country” of the Wild West.

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