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September 10, 2014

Roosevelt's Rough Riders in Tallahassee

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Original Air Date: September 10, 2014

It is well known that in the years prior to his Presidency, Theodore Roosevelt gained even more national recognition as a military leader during the Spanish- American war. WFSU's Suzanne Smith found out that Roosevelt and his volunteer unit, known as the Rough Riders, had a very interesting stopover in Tallahassee on the way to the war. (Photo Courtesy: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory Project)

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