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Roosevelt, Writer

Roosevelt, Writer

In this room, part of New York State's official memorial to Theodore Roosevelt, aphorisms inscribed on the walls reflect his thoughts on nature, youth, manhood, and the state. A prolific writer, Roosevelt published dozens of books on natural history, American history, his outdoor adventures, and more. 

Roosevelt was famous for giving a speech in 1912 with an assassin's bullet in his chest. He told the crowd, "I have just been shot but it takes more than that to kill a bull moose." He went on to speak for an hour and a half. 

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