U.S.-Russia relationship has been testy, not special

Can Donald Trump handle diplomacy the way Theodore Roosevelt did? HOT AND COLD Todd Culbertson column: U.S.-Russia relationship has been testy, not special Todd Culbertson THE ASSOCIATED PRESS In December 1988, President-elect George Bush, President Ronald Reagan, and Soviet President … Continue reading

On this day in 1906, President Theodore Roosevelt Won the Nobel Peace Prize

On December 10, 1906, President Theodore Roosevelt became the first American (and first President) to win the Nobel Peace Prize. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for brokering an end to the Russo-Japanese War (1904-1905), a war that claimed between … Continue reading

September 5 was the 110th Anniversary of the Portsmouth Peace Treaty

The Portsmouth Peace Treaty, brokered by President Teddy Roosevelt, that ended the Russo-Japanese War had its 110th anniversary yesterday WORLD WAR ZERO Commemorating Portsmouth Peace Treaty Japanese, Russian dignitaries help mark anniversary of accord |  Japanese and Russian dignitaries and … Continue reading

110th Anniversary of Portsmouth Peace Treaty–Film to be Shown Aug. 22, 2015

Film about the treaty that ended the Russo-Japanese War to be shown August 22, 2015 Portsmouth Peace Treaty film highlights to be shown Aug. 22 In the summer of 1981, an NHK television crew from Japan spent time in New … Continue reading

Newsreel Footage Announcing President Theodore Roosevelt Success Ending Russo-Japanese War

New illustration and video in the updated Encyclopedia Britannica entry for the Russo-Japanese War.   FROM: http://www.britannica.com/event/Russo-Japanese-War/images-videos/Newsreel-footage-recounting-US-President-Theodore-Roosevelts-mediation-of-the/19191 … Continue reading

President Theodore Roosevelt’s Nobel Peace Prize Was Controversial

Apparently, not everyone applauded Teddy Roosevelt for negotiating an end to the Russo-Japanese War THE BLOG What Would TR and Orwell Say? 2:32 PM, APR 6, 2015 • BY GEOFFREY NORMAN We must ever bear in mind that the great … Continue reading