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First-cousin once removed of Theodore Roosevelt and distant cousin of Franklin D. Roosevelt, this diplomat and journalist served as vice-governor of the Philippine Islands (1930) and U.S. minister to Hungary (1930-33); as a journalist, he was foreign correspondent for the "New York Times" and "New York Herald Tribune" (1921-46); his many books include "The Philippines: A Treasure and a Problem" (1926), "A Front Row Seat" (1953) and "Theodore Roosevelt: The Man as I Knew Him." TNS, 1p, 5½" X 8½", New York, NY, 1940 October 7. Addressed to noted Lincoln and Civil War scholar ARNOLD F. GATES (1914-93). Fine. On "New York Herald Tribune" letterhead, Roosevelt thanks this admirer, noting, "You might be interested to see a book called 'A New Birth of Freedom' which I published a couple of years ago." Neat, handsome calligraphic full signature in black fountain pen. Bookseller Inventory # 28271
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