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The Source: Theodore Roosevelt in San Antonio

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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?

Guest:

  • 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