Wednesday, August 13, 2008

The Making of a Masterpiece: Teddy's Fourth of July
Phase 8

Every year, in poll after poll – among Americans of all political persuasions – President Theodore Roosevelt consistently ranks as one of America’s most revered presidents.

He crusaded endlessly on matters big and small, exciting audiences with his high-pitched voice, jutting jaw, and pounding fist. As more of the Moore Building appears in color, Roosevelt’s sweeping gesture shows against it.

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