Books Theodore Roosevelt, Naturalist in the Arena Edited by Char Miller and Clay S. Jenkinson Starred review in Publisher’s Weekly: “In this revealing and sometimes critical view of the 26th president and his passion for the natural world, scholars Miller … Continue reading News and Reviews
Matthew Oyos is a professor of history at Radford University in Radford, Virginia. He is the author of In Command: Theodore Roosevelt and the American Military (June 2018). Missiles, nuclear weapons, and summit meetings have fastened the world’s attention on the … Continue reading From the desk of Matthew Oyos: Practicing War—Theodore Roosevelt and the Modern Maneuver
A nonfiction book list for suggested reading this Presidents’ Day. Affection and Trust is a riveting collection that follows Harry S. Truman and Dean Acheson, two giants of the post–World War II period who were primarily responsible for the Marshall Plan … Continue reading Reading List: Presidents’ Day
"Fifty years ago I sat on a wooden rail enclosing a large observation deck behind the visitor’s center at Mount Rushmore. Encircled by a crowd of chattering siblings, so many of them that my father required us to count off military style each time we reentered the car, I watched a bedecked Sioux pose for pictures with admiring tourists. He was having a fine time, a midsummer Santa Claus with headdress, surrounded by suitors—and so were the tourists.