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President Theodore Roosevelt States That He Strives “In good faith” to Do Right He feels he does not deserve the praise Lewis gave comparing him to founding Americans.
1882. 7/9/04. “I think that you are wrong in degree and not in kind – in other words, you portray me as having done the things I have at least in good faith striven to do.”Alfred Henry Lewis was an investigative journalist, lawyer, novelist, editor, and short story writer. Starting about 1882 he traveled in the southwest collecting frontier lore from the colorful characters of Kansas, Texas, New Mexico and Arizona. The cowboys and miners Lewis met in his western travels became the dominant figures in his books. It is said that he caught the spirit and vernacular of the latter-day Old West more accurately than any writer of his era. He was even editor of the Mora County Pioneer in New Mexico. He next turned his hand to writing political articles. In the newspaper field Lewis was best known as Washington correspondent of the Chicago Times and New York Journal. He was a regular contributor to Collier's, Saturday Evening Post, Cosmopolitan and other magazines. In 1896 Lewis became the Washington correspondent for the Hearst newspapers, doing fiction and political writing for them. He established a reputation as one of the foremost political writers of the country and a foremost advocate for the Progressive philosophy. He was not afraid to attack a company like International Harvester, whose trust he asserted was killing competition and stifling invention.In June, 1908, Lewis began a series of articles on the nation’s leading businessmen called the “Owners of America”, in which he explained how these men controlled the political process. His books included westerns … [Click Below for Full Description]
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