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Author Lembeck, Harry, 1944-

Title Taking on Theodore Roosevelt : how one Senator defied the President on Brownsville and shook American politics / Harry Lembeck
Published Amherst, New York : Prometheus Books, 2015
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Description 1 online resource (544 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates)
Contents The iron of the wound enters the soul itself -- "They are shooting us up" -- A special request -- On the ground -- A more aggressive attitude -- The educations of the Rough Rider and the Wizard -- Roosevelt does justice -- Friends of the administration -- These are my jewels -- Two sets of affidavits -- Between two stools -- Grim-visaged war -- Strange fruit -- A different burden of proof -- Cordial cooperation -- Most implicit faith -- What did happen at that Gridiron dinner ...? -- First-class colored men -- Greatest Shepherd -- The soldiers' patron and patronage -- Other coalitions, other fronts -- A face to grace the White House -- Brownsville ghouls -- "Do you care to say anything on the subject?" -- An act of treason -- Roosevelt fatigue -- "Not one particle of regret"
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 511-527) and index
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Subject Foraker, Joseph Benson, 1846-1917.
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 -- Adversaries
Foraker, Joseph Benson, 1846-1917.
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919.
United States. Army. Infantry Regiment, 25th.
United States. Army. Infantry Regiment, 25th.
African American soldiers -- Texas -- Brownsville -- History -- 20th century
Legislators -- United States -- Biography.
Riots -- Texas -- Brownsville -- History -- 20th century
African American soldiers.
Politics and government.
Race relations.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1901-1909.
United States -- Race relations.
Texas -- Brownsville.
United States.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2021678264
ISBN 1616149558