Theodore Roosevelt biography


As the world watches new American President Joe Biden begin work, it is timely to remember Theodore Roosevelt, the visually impaired US President. Aged just 42 when he took office, he is known for making the USA active in world affairs and as the first American to win the Nobel Peace Prize. This biography is written by Sarah Sherwin and read by Tanya Austin


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The story of American President Theodore Roosevelt, who lost sight in one eye after a boxing accident

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  • An experienced, multi-lingual, professional broadcaster and voice specialist; I have love for the spoken word, narration and languages.  You may recognise my voice from wide variety of BBC broadcasts as well as from TNF Sound On or Ipswich Community Radio.  I am delighted to be a part of TNF Soundings.

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