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Teddy Roosevelt’s 10 Rules for Reading | BOOK RIOTTeddy Roosevelt's 10 Rules for Reading - BOOK RIOT
"It’s well known among historians that our venerated 26th president, Theodore Roosevelt, was probably the most well-read president, and perhaps one of the most well-read men in all of history. He would read a book before breakfast every day, and depending on his schedule, another two or three in the evening (he was a speed reader extraordinaire). By his own estimates he read tens of thousands of books over the course of his lifetime."
reading  literature  teddyroosevelt 
february 2014 by trailofmonkeys
Find a grave - William Allen White
Journalist, Author, Politician. White started his newspaper career in El Dorado, Kansas. He was later a reporter in Lawrence and in 1892 went to work for the Kansas City Star as an editorial writer. In 1895, he purchased the Emporia Gazette, where he remained for the remainder of his life. In 1923, he won a Pulitzer for his editorial writing and again in 1947 (posthumously) for his autobiography. He was merely a local figure around Emporia until 1896, when he wrote an editorial, "What's the Matter with Kansas" in which he strongly opposed the Populists' position. It made its way to Chicago and New York. "Boss" Mark Hanna, Republican national chairman, had it reproduced and sent throughout the country. Following President McKinley's election in 1896, White became a national player making contacts throughout the country and became a nationally known syndicated commentator for many years. He was a friend and political advisor to President Theodore Roosevelt and the Republican party calleG
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may 2012 by juandante

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