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The Presidency: Edith Roosevelt’s Racial Views

Washington, DC
Sunday, January 26, 2014

Edith Kermit Roosevelt biographer Lewis Gould says that the conventional wisdom about the former first lady is that she “never put a foot wrong in the White House.” But he argues that a careful reading of her private correspondence reveals racial views that go beyond what he calls the “genteel bigotry” of her time. Mr. Gould spoke at the National Archives.  

Updated: Monday, January 27, 2014 at 9:57am (ET)

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