In The Lion S Pride, Edward J Renehan Jr Vividly Portrays The Grand Idealism, Heroic Bravery, And Reckless Abandon That Theodore Roosevelt Both Embodied And Bequeathed To His Children And The Tragic Fulfillment Of That Legacy On The Battlefields Of World War I Drawing Upon A Wealth Of Previously Unavailable Materials, Including Letters And Unpublished Memoirs, The Lion S Pride Takes Us Inside What Is Surely The Most Extraordinary Family Ever To Occupy The White House Theodore Roosevelt Believed Deeply That Those Who Had Been Blessed With Wealth, Influence, And Education Were Duty Bound To Lead, Even, Perhaps Especially, If It Meant Risking Their Lives To Preserve The Ideals Of Democratic Civilization Teddy Put His Principles, And His Life, To The Test In The Spanish American War, And Raised His Children To Believe They Could Do No Less When America Finally Entered The European Conflict In , All Four Of His Sons Eagerly Enlisted And Used Their Influence Not To Avoid The Front Lines, But To Get There As Quickly As Possible Their Heroism In France And The Middle East Matched Their Father S At San Juan Hill All Performed With Selfless Some Said Heedless Courage Two Of The Boys, Archie And Ted Jr Were Seriously Wounded, And Quentin, The Youngest, Was Killed In A Dogfight With Seven German Planes Thus, The War That TR Had Lobbied For So Furiously Brought Home A Grief That Broke His Heart He Was Buried A Few Months After His Youngest Child
Edward John Renehan, Jr born c 1956 is a publisher, consultant and writer, and onetime professional musician He made headlines in 2008 when he was convicted of document theft.
- 320 pages
- The Lion's Pride: Theodore Roosevelt and His Family in Peace and War
- Edward J. Renehan Jr.
- 02 July 2019 Edward J. Renehan Jr.