Theodore Roosevelt

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The HISTORY Channel’s fourth premium presidential miniseries “Theodore Roosevelt,” will be executive produced by world-renowned presidential historian and Pulitzer Prize®-winning bestselling author Doris Kearns Goodwin, Appian Way’s Jennifer Davisson... read more

The HISTORY Channel’s fourth premium presidential miniseries “Theodore Roosevelt,” will be executive produced by world-renowned presidential historian and Pulitzer Prize®-winning bestselling author Doris Kearns Goodwin, Appian Way’s Jennifer Davisson and Leonardo DiCaprio and RadicalMedia and will air across two consecutive nights beginning Monday, May 30 and Tuesday, May 31 at 8PM ET. This five-hour television event is based upon Goodwin’s New York Times bestseller, “Leadership: In Turbulent Times” and will provide a rich, panoramic portrait of the first modern President of the United States – Theodore Roosevelt, a champion of social justice, a passionate conservationist and the self-proclaimed “bull moose” who once delivered an 84-minute speech bleeding from the chest after being shot in a failed assassination attempt. By combining expert interviews, premium dramatic live-action sequences as well as Roosevelt’s own words and rich archival material, this documentary event will chart Roosevelt's riveting journey and timely story showcasing how his relentless and compassionate determination to fight for the working man reshaped the political landscape forever and helped propel America into the 20th century. “Theodore Roosevelt” includes interviews with renowned historians and authors Dr. H.W. Brands, Col. USMC Ret. Doug Douds, Dr. Kathleen Dalton, Dr. Douglas Brinkley, Dr. Megan Kate Nelson, Dr. Leroy G. Dorsey, Dr. Khalil Gibran Muhammad, Clay Jenkinson, Roosevelt’s great-grandson Tweed Roosevelt and more. Rufus Jones (Camping, Hunderby) portrays Theodore Roosevelt in the series.

Original Release

05/30/2022 on HIST

US Release

05/30/2022

Cast

Mark Elderkin Colonel Leonard Wood
Rufus Jones Theodore Roosevelt
Stevel Marc Booker T. Washington
Marco Mintaka Elbert Martin
Greg Kriek Taft campaign chief
Aubrey Shelton President William McKinley
Trent Moffett George B. Cortelyou
Arthur Falko Hamilton Fish
Joe Vaz John Hay
Sven Ruygrok Kermit Roosevelt
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 Episode #1.1 Monday, 30 May 2022
2 Episode #1.2

Directors

Malcolm Venville

Writers

Scott Bloom, Doris Kearns Goodwin, Frederick Rendina, Rebecca Sue Haber, Elizabeth Bull

Cast

Mark Elderkin Colonel Leonard Wood
Rufus Jones Theodore Roosevelt
Stevel Marc Booker T. Washington
Marco Mintaka Elbert Martin
Greg Kriek Taft campaign chief
Aubrey Shelton President William McKinley
Trent Moffett George B. Cortelyou
Arthur Falko Hamilton Fish
Joe Vaz John Hay
Sven Ruygrok Kermit Roosevelt
Sean Cameron Michael Senator Aldrich
Traverse Le Goff Referee
Marc Pleass John Markle
Michael Kirch Second Cop
Duane Behrens John Mitchell.
Karin Howard Gilpatrick Wife
Hanno Jacobs Smokey Moore

Producers

Mary Donahue Executive Producer
Martin Scorsese Executive Producer
Beth Laski Executive Producer
Doris Kearns Goodwin Executive Producer
Malcolm Venville Executive Producer
Eli Lehrer Executive Producer
Jennifer Wagman Executive Producer
Knute Walker Executive Producer
Jennifer Davisson Executive Producer
Zara Duffy Executive Producer
Elizabeth Bull Executive Producer
Petra Hoebel Producer
Frederick Rendina Producer
Wendy Greene Producer
Hilary McHone Producer

Editors

Dave Marcus, Emmett Adler

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