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Heir to the Empire City: New York and the Making of Theodore Roosevelt by Edward P. Kohn

New York Times Book Review

“Kohn shows us the ways Roosevelt both shaped and was shaped by the city.... He was not a cowboy after all, but an adroit politician who ‘carefully calculated what was practicable,’ and Kohn persuades us that New York was Roosevelt’s prep school for the presidency.”

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Peter Berkowitz, Hoover. Mark Moyar, Hoover, Joint Special Operations University. Richard Epstein Hoover.

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Michael Vlahos, Naval War College; Ruben Nararrette, Daily Beast. Ken Croswell, Science.

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Bud Weinstein, SMU. Shadi Hamid, NYT, Brookings, author, Temptations of Power: Islamists and Illiberal Democracy in a New Middle East. Josh Rogin, Daily Beast. Mark Rogoff, NYT.

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