Date: 07/06/2016

Time: 7:00 pm

Location: Bryant Park (41st St. & 6th Ave., Manhattan)

Price: Free

In 1912, former president Theodore Roosevelt came out of retirement to challenge his close friend and handpicked successor, William Howard Taft, for the Republican presidential nomination. When Roosevelt failed to secure a spot on the ticket, he spearheaded a resistance campaign that split the Party in two. In a timely discussion, historian Geoffrey Cowan revisits the dramatic fight for the presidency that forever changed American politics.

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