Teddy Roosevelt: Reinventing America

Teddy Roosevelt was a man of many selves – naturalist, conservationist, writer, wilderness lover, big game hunter, ranchman, soldier, and politician. He was a gentleman of inherited wealth who tried to persuade America to end child labor, protect the unemployed, let women vote, and grant old-age pensions. He was the Rough Rider who won the Nobel Peace Prize – a lifelong politician and, on occasion, a statesman. At the height of his popularity, he stepped down from the Presidency. Four years later he bolted the Republican Party to challenge his hand-picked successor. In just over ninety days, he and his “Bull Moose” Party humbled a sitting president and decisively beat a party that had dominated national politics for forty years. Put on your pith helmets! Prepare to enter the arena. Teddy Roosevelt’s re-inventing American politics. Join the FREE shows with Greenville Chautauqua and Teddy Roosevelt (Portrayed by Doug Mishler) on Saturday, February 1st, and Sunday, February 2nd, from 2:00 - 3:30 pm at Wade Hampton High School Auditorium, 100 Pine Knoll Dr, Greenville, SC 29607 The Sunday February 2 show will be American Sign Language ASL interpreted. Season donors may reserve seats for these shows – contact: caroline@HistoryComesAlive.org Our free shows are funded in part by the Metropolitan Arts Council which receives support from the City of Greenville, BMW Manufacturing Company, Michelin North America, Inc, SEW Eurodrive and the South Carolina Arts Commission. #GreenvilleChautauqua #HistoryComesAlive #WinterChautauqua #ReinventingAmerica #TeddyRoosevelt #Chautauqua #YeahThatGreenville #gvlarts #macartscouncil #macgrants #SCArts#HumanitiesRule #ChooseHumanities
  • January 9, 2020
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