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THE ROOSEVELTS

Theodore Roosevelt Early Years

  • Aired: 09/14/2014
  • 03:26
  • Rating: NR
As a young man, Theodore Roosevelt was weak, had a poor heart, and was not expected to live a very long life. Yet during his years at Harvard, he rose to popularity among the university's most prestigious clubs, fought for the lightweight boxing championship, was among the top of his class, and even fell in love.
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Theodore Roosevelt attends Harvard and meets Alice Lee. They marry in 1880.
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