This is the exciting story of a physically challenged young man from Harvard who came to the western frontier in 1883. Theodore Roosevelt bought a ranch, learned how to ride, shoot, hunt and acquired the skills that would make him a war hero and American President. It was in the Badlands of Dakota where young Roosevelt became a cowboy and learned about democracy and the American West. Filmed on location at the Roosevelt ranches in the heart of the beautiful and wild Badlands of North Dakota, the growing of age life experiences of the nation's 26th President, brought to life by nationally acclaimed historians H. W. Brands, Douglas Brinkley, Clay Jenkinson, and great-grandson Tweed Roosevelt.
Length: 56 minutes
- Tuesday, August 25th at 4:00 AM on KLRU Q