President and COO, Champion, Inc.
Iron Mountain, MI
LSSU Business, Economics, and Legal Studies Distinguished Alumni '07
Former LSSU Board Trustee
INDOMITABLE TEDDY ROOSEVELT, THE
George C. Scott narrates a 1985 documentary on the life and prodigious
career of the 26th president: "An Ivy League swell masquerading in a
frontier myth," who "turned national politics into theater." Commonly
remembered for carrying a big stick and for leading a calvary charge of
"Rough Riders" up San Juan Hill during the Spanish-American War, Theodore
Roosevelt (1858-1919) was a brilliant and bold politician. Among his many
accomplishments, Roosevelt became the first American to win the Nobel Prize
(in 1906-fro mediating talks ending the Russo-Japanese War). He also
secured the rights to the Panama Canal in 1903 (by backing a revolutionary
government) and conserved 230 million acres of U.S. land for public use.
;The nations youngest President at age 42 (following the 1901
assassination of William McKinley), Roosevelt went from being a
Political Science ...
"The study of political science/law is basically the path of least resistance for me. It is a subject that has always interested me, and one that I have proved to be naturally insightful in. Studying political science isn’t just the study of how governments function or how it is composed, but the study of why it exists and to what ends. In short, it is the study of what makes everything else possible."