THE STRENUOUS LIFE: Theodore Roosevelt and the Making of the American Athlete
Follows a once-frail man's obsession with athletics, how he carried it to the nation's highest office, and then championed a new age of American athleticism. With Roosevelt in office, baseball played its first World Series, the NCAA formed, the U.S. hosted the Olympics and physical education in schools went mainstream. 16 pages of photos.
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