Lecture, Audio Recording     Series: Hatfield Lecture Series

An Evening with Teddy Roosevelt 2016

Joe Wiegand is regarded as our nation's premier Theodore Roosevelt recreator. A political science graduate of The University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee, Joe was a Harry S. Truman Scholar and Thomas Watson Fellow in his college days. After a twenty-five year career in politics and public policy, Joe began to tour the country as Theodore Roosevelt.

Event Type: Lecture, Audio Recording

In 2008, to celebrate Theodore Roosevelt's 150 th birthday, Joe, his wife, Jenny, daughter, Sam, and golden retriever, Faith, toured the 50 states. Their travels culminated with a performance in the East Room of the White House for President and Mrs. Bush. Joe continues to portray the Rough Rider in presentations and theatre shows across the country.

Learn more at www.teddyrooseveltshow.com.

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About the Forum

Since 1998, the Oregon Historical Society has presented this annual lecture series, which brings together the nation's top historians and authors for thought-provoking evenings of history. Each spring, award-winning scholars come to Portland to share broad perspectives on the many facets of United States history.

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Special Thanks to the Following Contributors to this Exhibit

  • City of Portland Archives
  • North Portland Multimedia Center
  • The Oregonian Archives
  • Oregon Historical Society Davies Family Research Library
  • Oregon State University Archives
  • Portland State University Rutherford Collection
  • Thomas Robinson


  • Anonymous (2)
  • Arleen Barnett
  • Brot & Mary Bishop
  • Gerry & Meredith Brodsky
  • Rick Caskey & Sue Horn-Caskey
  • John & Nancy Dennis
  • Bill Dickey
  • Jim & Diana Faville
  • Paul W. Leavens
  • Shannon & Richard Leonetti
  • Charles & Ruth Poindexter
  • John Russell & Mary Fellows
  • Leonard & Jeannie Santos
  • William & Helen Jo Whitsell

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