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The Teddy Roosevelt Court Case that Rocked American Politics

"Theodore Roosevelt for the Defense" by Dan Abrams
Posted at 10:32 AM, Jun 14, 2019

In their New York Times bestseller, "Lincoln’s Last Trial", ABC News chief legal affairs anchor Dan Abrams and bestselling author David Fisher unearthed a little-known chapter from the life and career of America’s most revered president, shedding new light on his national ascendency. Now, in "THEODORE ROOSEVELT FOR THE DEFENSE: The Courtroom Battle to Save his Legacy", this team returns to resurrect another seminal case in presidential history: a 1915 libel case brought against Teddy Roosevelt that rocked the nation and American politics. Dan Abrams joins us to discuss what makes this court case so important and intriguing.