"Teddy stays with us because he seems so much like one of us. Although he was born in 1858, it's the 20th century he decidedly belongs to, the century he brought America into on his terms." —Richard Lacayo, July 3, 2006 Read more here: http://ti.me/KzujmR
Alice Roosevelt - 1902 Theodore Roosevelt’s beautiful eldest daughter, who not only cut her wedding cake with a sword, defied all the conventions of her day regarding women and carried a dagger in her pocketbook, but who also had a pillow embroidered with her most famous quote on her couch; “If you haven’t got anything good to say about anybody, come sit next to me.”
Quentin Roosevelt, youngest son of Theodore Roosevelt, and one of his "White House Gang" playmates, Roswell Pinckney, 1902. Pinckney was the son of a White House steward. The "White House Gang" were known for their mischievous childhood pranks. Quentin Roosevelt later joined the Army Air Service and was killed during combat in WWI. So hatred is taught...okay..got it.
In this week's issue of TIME, which will hit newsstands Friday, we present our Making of America issue — featuring our cover story, "The History of the American Dream." Read the cover story here: http://ti.me/NnbY0N (Photo-Illustration by Jeff Minton for TIME)