Tracey's Reviews > Hot Time in the Old Town: The Great Heat Wave of 1896 and the Making of Theodore Roosevelt

Hot Time in the Old Town by Edward P. Kohn
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Feb 26, 2011

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Not sure I agree with the subtitle, "making of TR." The heat wave did more to unmake Williams Jennings Bryan than make Teddy. I had never heard about that heat wave before, so I learned several things about the era.

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