How being long-winded probably saved Teddy Roosevelt’s life.

Theodore Roosevelt family portrait. The dog's name is Skip.Theodore Roosevelt was President of the United States of America from 1901 to 1909, when the Crocker Memorial Church was just getting started.

He was famous for hours-long speeches… and one time, that probably saved his life.

Rick Brown of, has mined contemporary sources to put together a video about little-know facts of TR’s life. See the video here.

Learn More: Timeline of Theodore Roosevelt (did you know that the Bidwell-Wood House is older than Sagamore Hill?)

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