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"It matters very little whether I cracked from pneumonia in the trenches or shell fire or anything else...if I should die tomorrow, I would be content to have as my epitah, Roosevelt to France."
CHICAGO, IL, June 01, 2023 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Theodore Roosevelt charged up San Juan Hill and won the Spanish American War in 1898. Now at age sixty he wants to do the same and win the war against Germany by charging the trenches in France with 250,000 Rough Riders. William Hazelgroves new book The Last Charge of The Rough Rider Lyons Press, covers the last years of Roosevelts life and his plan for a final charge against the Germans that would either leave him dead or positioned perfectly to win the 1920 election for President.
Bestselling Author William Hazelgrove covers the many maladies that TR has to deal with in his final years as he plots to go to France with a division of men while fighting for approval from his nemis Woodrow Wilson. He is the slated Republican favorite for 1920 and sees going to France as the answer to the problems of health and political exile since he turned against his own party by creating the Bull Moose Party. Roosevelt views going to France as the perfect ending to his life or the perect triumph. "It matters very little whether I personally cracked from pnuemonia in the trenches or shell fire or anything else...if I should die tomorrow, I would be more than content to have as my epitah, Roosevelt to France."
At a time when Donald Trump is returning to run for President after impeachment and scandal, TR's attempt to come back in 1920 with a suidical charge against the Germans rings the bell one more time... that history always repeats itself.
Wiliam Elliott Hazelgrove is the National Bestselling Author of Ten Novels and Twelve Narrative Nonfiction Tiltes. His books have received starred reviews in Publisher Weekly Kirkus, Booklist, Book of the Month Selections, ALA Editors Choice Awards Junior Library Guild Selections, Literary Guild Selections, History Book Club Selections and optioned for the movies. He was the Ernest Hemingway Writer in Residence where he wrote in the attic of Ernest Hemingway's birthplace. He has written articles and reviews for USA Today, The Smithsonian Magazine, and other publications and has been featured on NPR All Things Considered. The New York Times, LA Times, Chicago Tribune, CSPAN, USA Today have all covered his books with features. His books Tobacco Sticks, The Pitcher, Real Santa, and Madam President have been optioned for screen and television rights. His book Madam President The Secret Presidency of Edith Wilson is currently in development with Starthrower Entertainment. The option on The Pitcher was fully executed when the script was approved. Henry Knox's Noble Train was awarded the Distinguished Book Award by The Colonial Society of America. His latest publications include Morristown The Kidnapping of George Washington. The Brilliant Con of Cassie Chadwick. One Hundred and Sixty Minutes, the Race to Save the Titanic. He has two forthcoming books, Hemingways Attic, Hell and Glory in Cuba and Dead Air The Night Orson Welles Terrorized America.
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