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Travelling President

Theodore Roosevelt was the first United States president to journey outside US borders while in the office. The visit was to the Panama canal being built at the time, a pet project of his.

Source: Ken Burns’ documentary “The Roosevelts: An Intimate History”


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“If the 20th Century taught us anything, it is to be cautious about using the word impossible.”

~ Charles Platt

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