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American Experience; TR: The Story of Theodore Roosevelt


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American Experience
TR: The Story of Theodore Roosevelt
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Premiered October 1988 As television's longest-running, most-watched history series, American Experience brings to life the incredible characters and epic stories that helped form this nation. Now in its eighteenth season, the series has produced over 180 programs and garnered every major broadcast award. Series release date: 10/1988

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Theodore Roosevelt was a cowboy, soldier, explorer, scientist, world authority on large mammals and small birds, prolific author of books and letters, and president of the United States by the time he was 42. This two-part series reveals both the personal and professional sides of Roosevelt's life and shows how events in both shaped him and how he, in turn, shaped the course of American history.

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Chicago: “American Experience; TR: The Story of Theodore Roosevelt,” 08/29/1997, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 16, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_82C866295D7242B1B9D69B968D8C950E.
MLA: “American Experience; TR: The Story of Theodore Roosevelt.” 08/29/1997. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 16, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_82C866295D7242B1B9D69B968D8C950E>.
APA: American Experience; TR: The Story of Theodore Roosevelt. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_82C866295D7242B1B9D69B968D8C950E
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