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In "The Attempted Assassination of ex-President Theodore Roosevelt" Oliver E. Remey chronicles a bone-chilling incident that left its mark on American history. Spanning the tumultuous year of 1912, this meticulously researched account takes readers on a gripping journey into the mind of an assassin, revealing the harrowing events surrounding the attempted murder of one of America's most iconic figures.

Remey's writing is nothing short of masterful, effortlessly transporting readers back in time to a nation grappling with social and political unrest. The author's attention to detail is commendable, as he delves into the political climate of the United States during this period, intriguingly intertwining it with the motives and actions of the assailant. The book sheds light on the ideologies that contributed to the plot, providing the reader with a broader understanding of the socio-political landscape of the era.

Moreover, Remey skillfully portrays the larger-than-life persona of Theodore Roosevelt. Through vivid descriptions and anecdotes, the ex-president's charisma, progressive ideals, and strong-willed nature are brought to life. This not only engages the reader but also allows for a deeper emotional connection, emphasizing the gravity of the attempt on Roosevelt's life.

The narrative flows seamlessly, creating a captivating storyline that keeps readers on the edge of their seats. Remey expertly crafts suspenseful moments, evoking a sense of imminent danger throughout the book. Each chapter is meticulously organized and well-paced, maintaining the reader's attention and building anticipation for the climactic event.

Additionally, Remey's inclusion of primary sources adds an invaluable layer of authenticity to the narrative. Letters, interviews, and newspaper clippings provide valuable insights into the thoughts and actions of the key players involved in the assassination attempt. This immersive approach to storytelling, combined with Remey's impeccable research, grants the reader a front-row seat to the unfolding drama.

However, there are instances where the overwhelming amount of historical information momentarily interrupts the narrative flow. While the intention is to provide an in-depth understanding of the events leading up to the assassination attempt, some readers may find themselves bogged down by the sheer volume of background details, obscuring the tension and urgency of the story.

Despite this minor criticism, "The Attempted Assassination of ex-President Theodore Roosevelt" is an enthralling historical account that transports readers to a pivotal moment in American history. Remey's meticulous research, compelling storytelling, and vivid characterization make this book a must-read for history enthusiasts, political buffs, and anyone seeking an engaging and enlightening tale of a nation forever changed by a single act of violence.

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[Illustration: THEODORE ROOSEVELT].

THE ATTEMPTED ASSASSINATION

of

EX PRESIDENT

Theodore Roosevelt

Written, Compiled, and Edited by

OLIVER E. REMEY HENRY F. COCHEMS WHEELER P. BLOODGOOD

Published by

THE PROGRESSIVE PUBLISHING COMPANY of Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Copyright. 1912, by O. E. Remey, Milwaukee

LIBRARY EDITION.

A Library Edition of this book is in the hands of the printers and will be issued shortly.

This edition will be bound in hard cover. The volume will be neatly bound and suitable for public and private libraries.

The Library Edition will be limited in number.

Those who desire a copy will be mailed a copy as soon as the edition is off the press, if they will send one dollar to the Progressive Publishing Company of Milwaukee, Wis., Room 600 Caswell Block, Milwaukee.

The demand for this edition is rapidly exhausting it.

THIS HISTORICAL NARRATIVE IS DEDICATED TO EX PRESIDENT THEODORE ROOSEVELT THE GREATEST AMERICAN OF HIS TIME.

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS.

PAGE.

Theodore Roosevelt Frontispiece

Shirts Worn by the Ex President 18

Page of Ex President's Manuscript 24

X Ray Photograph Showing Bullet 32

John Flammang Schrank 40

Page One of Schrank's Letter 50

Page Two of Schrank's Letter 60

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