Episode 82: The Adventures of Alice Roosevelt

Mar 27, 08:00 AM

In this week's episode, Andrew explores the incredible life of Alice Roosevelt, the eldest child of President Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt and her enduring impact on American culture and politics.

Alice Roosevelt Longworth, also known as "Princess Alice," was the eldest daughter of President Theodore Roosevelt. Born in 1884, Alice grew up in the White House and quickly became a popular figure in Washington society. Her rebellious nature and scandalous behavior made her a tabloid favorite, and she was known for her sharp wit and cutting remarks. Alice was a trendsetter in fashion and set the standard for American women's style during the early 20th century.

Despite her privileged upbringing, Alice faced many challenges in her personal life. She married twice and experienced the loss of both her husband and her only child. Throughout her life, Alice remained an outspoken and independent woman, advocating for social and political causes such as women's rights and civil liberties. She lived to be 96 years old, witnessing significant changes in American society and politics throughout her lifetime.
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