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The Source: Theodore Roosevelt in San Antonio

US Library of Congress

It was 118 years ago that Teddy Roosevelt was in San Antonio and formed the Rough Riders - a volunteer calvary regiment that fought in the Spanish American war. The charge up San Juan Hill made Roosevelt an American War hero. What were his days in San Antonio like?


  • Mark Lee Gardner, historian and author of many books including "Rough Riders: Theodore Roosevelt, His Cowboy Regiment and the Immortal Charge up San Juan Hill"
David Martin Davies can be reached at dmdavies@tpr.org and on Twitter at @DavidMartinDavi