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Theodore Roosevelt Speaker Series: Down the Amazon
"Theodore Roosevelt and the River of Doubt" is TR's Brazilian adventure, undoubtedly his most dangerous which he barely survived, juxtaposed with the journey Tweed Roosevelt made retracing this adventure through country as wild today as it was in 1914. Tweed Roosevelt is TR's great grandson and chairman of the Theodore Roosevelt Institute and University Professor at Long Island University.

Sep 15, 2020 12:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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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
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