Search - List of Books by Alice Roosevelt Longworth

"My father always wanted to be the corpse at every funeral, the bride at every wedding and the baby at every christening." -- Alice Roosevelt Longworth
Alice Lee Roosevelt Longworth (February 12, 1884 – February 20, 1980) was the oldest child of Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th President of the United States. She was the only child of Roosevelt and his first wife, Alice Hathaway Lee.

Alice led an unconventional and controversial life. Despite her love for her legendary father, she proved to be almost nothing like him. Her marriage to Representative Nicholas Longworth (Republican-Ohio), a party leader and 43rd Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, was shaky, and the couple's only child was a result of her affair with Senator William Borah of Idaho. She temporarily became a Democrat during the Kennedy and Johnson administrations, and proudly boasted in a 60 Minutes interview with Eric Sevareid broadcast February 17, 1974, that she was a "hedonist".

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Childhood   more �

The Influence of Bamie and the Lee Grandparents   more �

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Growing Young Womanhood   more �

Father's Presidency   more �

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"the Other Washington Monument"   more �

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Total Books: 3
Mrs L Conversations With Alice Roosevelt Longworth
1981 - Mrs L Conversations with Alice Roosevelt Longworth (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780385133821
ISBN-10: 0385133820
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
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Crowded Hours
1980 - Crowded Hours [Signal Lives] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780405128462
ISBN-10: 0405128460
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
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The desk drawer anthology Poems for the American people
The Desk Drawer Anthology Poems for the American People [Granger index reprint series] (Other)
ISBN-13: 9780836961072
ISBN-10: 0836961072
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