The Legacy of Theodore Roosevelt
Burke, Mike, Army
The Legacy of Theodore Roosevelt Colonel Roosevelt. Edmund Morris. Random House. 784 pages; black-and-white photographs; index; $35.
Theodore Roosevelt is a man difficult to categorize. There is the Mount Rushmore version, set in granite alongside Washington, Jefferson and Lincoln, where he seems out of place; the cartoonists' caricature of pince-nez, moustache and toothy grin; the man behind the Great White Fleet, the Panama Canal, speaking softly and carrying a big stick; and, recently, the silly version found in those "Night at the Museum" films. Even "colonel," his preferred honorific from the Spanish- American War, seems risible. But Edmund Morris, his longtime biographer, …
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Publication information: Article title: The Legacy of Theodore Roosevelt. Contributors: Burke, Mike - Author. Magazine title: Army. Volume: 61. Issue: 7 Publication date: July 2011. Page number: 68+. © Association of the United States Army Feb 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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