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Theodore Roosevelt Speaker Series: The Navy
"TR and the Navy" is the story of how Theodore Roosevelt used naval power to make the U.S. a world power. This lecture includes a discussion of the current drama on the aircraft carrier named after him, the USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN17). Our guest speaker is TR's great grandson, Tweed Roosevelt, chairman of the Theodore Roosevelt Institute and University Professor at Long Island University.

Jun 16, 2020 12:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Theodore Roosevelt Speaker Series of Long Island University
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Tweed Roosevelt
Chairman, Theodore Roosevelt Institute and University Professor @Long Island University
Tweed Roosevelt, University Professor and Chairman of the Theodore Roosevelt Institute, is the great-grandson of President Theodore Roosevelt, a member of one of the most respected families in the United States. Tweed Roosevelt led the effort to award President Theodore Roosevelt the Congressional Medal of Honor, the United States’ highest military honor. President Bill Clinton formally awarded the Medal posthumously, in 2001. The award is prominently displayed in the White House’s Roosevelt Room, adjacent to the Oval Office. Tweed Roosevelt has taught at Harvard University and Columbia University’s School of Business. He holds a BA from Harvard College, an MBA from Columbia University, and a Doctorate of Humane Letters.