This page is devoted to notes, links and references on the rhetorical Theodore Roosevelt.


Chronology of Key Events Edit

b. 27 Oct. 1858.

1897-1898 Assistant Secretary of the Navy in the McKinley administration.

1898 Joined the Rough Riders as Lt. Colonel in the Spanish American War

1900 Vice President under McKinley's second term

1901, September, succeeds to President after assassination of William McKinley.

1904 Elected to full term as President

1906 Nobel Peace Prize for his contribution to ending the Russo-Japanese War.

1912 Formed the Progressive Party and campaigned against William Howard Taft.

d. 5 Jan 1919

Links Edit

Theodore Roosevelt Association.

Theodore Roosevelt. Wikipedia.

TR: The Story of Theodore Roosevelt. American Experience. PBS.

References Edit

Presidency, 1901-1909

Buehler, D. O. "Permanence and Change in Theodore Roosevelt's Conservation Jeremiad." Western Journal of Communication 62 (1998): 439-258.

Dorsey, L. G. (1995). The Frontier Myth in presidential rhetoric: Theodore Roosevelt's campaign for conservation. Western Journal of Communication, 59, 1-19.

Dorsey, L. G. (1995). Theodore Roosevelt and corporate America, 1901-1909. Presidential Studies Quarterly, 25, 725-739.

Dorsey, L. G., & Harlow, R. M. (2003). "We Want Americans Pure and Simple": Theodore Roosevelt and the myth of Americanism. Rhetoric and Public Affairs, 6, 55-78.

Friedenberg, Robert. Theodore Roosevelt and the Rhetoric of Militant Decency. Great American Orators 9. Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1990.

Goodale, Greg.  "The Presidential Sound:  From Orotund to Instructional Speech, 1892-1912.  Quarterly Journal of Speech 96/2 (2010); 164-184.

Lucas, Stephen E. "The Man with the Muck Rake: A Reinterpretation." Quarterly Journal of Speech 59 (1973): 452-462.

Neuzil, Mark. "Hearst, Roosevelt, and the Muckrake Speech of 1906: A New Perspective." Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly 73 (1996): 29-39.

Paulson, J. (2002). Theodore Roosevelt and the rhetoric of citizenship: On tour in New England, 1902. Communication Quarterly, 50, 123-134.

Stucky, Mary.  "Establishing the Rhetorical Presidency through Presidential Rhetoric:  Theodore Roosevelt and the Brownsville Raid." Quarterly Journal of Speech 99/2 (2013): 287-309.

Walker, S. G., & Schafer, M. (2007). Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson as cultural icons of U.S. foreign policy. Political Psychology, 28, 747–776.

Zyskind, Harold. "A Case Study in Philosophic Rhetoric: Theodore Roosevelt." Philosophy and Rhetoric 1 (1968): 228-254.

1912 Campaign

Ellis, Richard J., and Mark Dedrick. “The Presidential Candidate, Then and Now.” Perspectives on Political Science 26.4 (1997): 208–216. Print.

O’Toole, Patricia. “The Speech That Saved Teddy Roosevelt’s Life.” Smithsonian. N.p., n.d. Web. 4 Feb. 2015.

Roosevelt, Theodore, and Lewis L. Gould. Bull Moose on the Stump : The 1912 Campaign Speeches of Theodore Roosevelt. Lawrence : University Press of Kansas, 2008. Print.

Stid, Daniel. “Rhetorical Leadership and ‘Common Counsel’ in the Presidency of Woodrow Wilson.” Speaking to the People: The Rhetorical Presidency in Historical Perspective. Univ of Massachusetts Press, 1998. Print.