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Alice Roosevelt Longworth

Teddy Roosevelt once said, “I can either run the country or control Alice, not both.”

This article is the first in a new series that will appear frequently in AMERICAN HERITAGE. "Before the Colors Fade" is the title of a recent biography of General George S. Patton, Jr. and is used with the kind permission of the author, Fred Ayer, Jr., and the publisher, Houghton Mifflin.

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