Theodore Roosevelt: Icon of the American Century

October 27, 1998 – February 7, 1999

National Portrait Gallery
8th and G Streets, NW
Washington, DC

1st Floor, Gallery 121A

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Some 100 paintings, photos, & political cartoons reveal how Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919), our 26th president, was a colossus of his time. This champion of the Panama Canal, avid conservationist, Rough Rider, sportsman, man of letters, and defender of the American family helped shape America's transition from a provincial society to a burgeoning world power.