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Master of Science (MS)
S. George Ellsworth
The purpose of this paper is to explain the events leading to and events of the attempted assassination of Theodore Roosevelt in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, October 14 , 1912. A comparison and contrast is made between information gained through the study of previously undiscovered primary sources and what has been accepted by and written about by historians . The background of the would- be- assassin and his motives in shooting Theodore Roosevelt have been investigated. The paper is divided into six major parts: Introduction, Nominating Conventions- -1912, Milwaukee, October-14, 1912, Elbert E. Martin , John F. Schrank and Conclusion.
Grabow, Beverly Brown, "Assassin and Hero: The Making of Men a New Analysis of the Attempted Assassination of Theodore Roosevelt" (1973). All Graduate Theses and Dissertations. 3665.
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