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-- the solicitor under John Paul Jones Robert Kennedy Edward goes down tremendously on the Wiseman is another larger -- -- It -- and Washington -- his new book is called.
The war lovers Roosevelt -- charged.
And rushed empire it to the united published on the -- over little -- welcome.
To their Imus tomorrow and partner Evan Thomas -- Thompson analysts are -- -- -- soul saw him.
Is this brush now on you're your part and others.
To -- of trash moral generals ago.
-- Teddy Roosevelt was great American and a lot of ways and he -- belongs up there mount Rushmore.
And I think it's a great president but.
The period are right about he was a little -- he was just determined to get himself into -- war you read the letters you don't want to go to war in Mexico our.
Canada or Britain or Germany Spain anywhere we do he was just determined to.
Test himself in combat and and that's not new lot of demand for you know that's the years one presence on the combat but he was.
-- -- -- And he did everything he possibly could -- mean when that war broke -- the Spanish American war that are right that he was 39 years old.
He had four kids he had a sick -- he had a sick kid.
But he just had to go we had to go join the Rough Riders in charge of -- -- They wanted to go one mormons -- want to sound like.
No Joseph Biden did try actually to his credit in his letters essentially is that -- nuts to get you but you're out of your mind from his best friends now.
Now he said look I didn't.
Going -- -- baptists and blustering about war I gotta go cause otherwise on the hypocrites -- sort of that part.
I applaud he would want to be -- -- If you -- -- his money where his mouth is your willow -- imperiled cruise.
I read bits and pieces of it it's my my fellow publisher sent -- little.
-- you know -- -- and Douglas Brinkley.
Who also -- about to to Roosevelt -- -- -- toward.
And all -- -- trying to get a feud going well no I wasn't trying to get.
Yeah trying that's -- -- -- -- blood between James Bradley and Doug Doug Brinkley shares love dogs.
All he just totally dismissed.
Characterizations of all generals vote correctly and improve crews will -- curious about -- -- any Roosevelt.
He won -- palms -- historians is that.
The decision making him look bad in terms.
If you look at -- -- he was it big time races but by our terms are also that race the Anglo Saxon race it's -- -- a -- -- and it's it's offensive today.
But in the 1890s that's what people -- that's the -- they thought I mean the big centers of racial scholarship.
-- places like Harvard -- all the sort of top scholars were preaching the superiority of the Anglo Saxon race so if you were a member of a certain.
Upper class at that time that's the way you thought it's kind of odious.
From what we -- now but that's the way they thought Roosevelt as racist went.
Wasn't all that bad I mean it's all relative -- apple and but nothing like Atlanta and it'll look like an impact on -- -- -- Evan thomas' remark.
-- doesn't have video obviously about shall surely -- -- know that going and right.
I hope with the best oh c'mon all the war lovers wide Blair why did you select groups of Spanish American.
Threading that the Iraq war in 2006 over -- Newsweek and I got fascinated with the whole idea war fever you know going nations get swept up in the world we just got to go we got to fight or it seems to happen about once generation.
And just endlessly repeats itself and and I just that interested in that partly because my own feelings I've been a hawk on pro invasion of Iraq.
A start at some second doubts about that -- are wondering about myself and about my country.
And so I decide to go back a century.
And look at at a real case of war fever when the country just got swept up with this idea that we had to go to war with -- we -- done I mean.
Cuban and revolting against Spain for about forty years there was no particular reason -- we have to do this is a -- choices we say.
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