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Theodore Roosevelt Inspects the Great White Fleet ca. 1907

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  • Creator WPA Film Library
  • Format Videos, Slides, Films
  • Contributors
  • Publication [Place of publication not identified] : WPA Film Library, [1907] New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Films Media Group, 2007. ©1907
  • Physical Details
    • 1 online resource (1 video file (0 min., 43 sec.))
  • OCLC ocn957599921

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Summary

  • Despite the U.S. government's traditional isolationism, President Theodore Roosevelt believed that the United States should maintain a sizeable military as a deterrent to foreign attack. As a demonstration of U.S. naval power, the Great White Fleet embarked on a world tour in 1907.

Notes

  • Originally released by WPA Film Library, 1907.
  • Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on August 31, 2007.
  • Streaming video file.
  • Closed-captioned.

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  • Theodore Roosevelt Inspects the Great White Fleet ca. 1907 (0:43)
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