Carry a Big Stick: The Uncommon Heroism of Theodore Roosevelt
Before his fiftieth birthday Teddy Roosevelt had served as a state legislator, under-secretary of the Navy, police commissioner, Army colonel, governor of New York, vice president and then President of the United States. Cattle rancher, biologist, athlete, reporter, editor and writer of nearly fifty books, he was a devoted family man who raised five children and enjoyed a life-long romance with his wife. He stands out as one of the greatest leaders in the history of this nation because he used his accomplishments and gifts for the good of his fellow man. This book gives the reader a glimpse of the character that made Theodore Roosevelt's uncommon heroism possible.