Ding Darling, Theodore Roosevelt, and Franklin D. Roosevelt

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Thursday, October 29, 2020 from 7:00pm - 7:30pm

Where

Online

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Event typeLecture/Discussion
SeriesRites of Reading: Elephant, Donkey, Bull Moose, and Others

Martha Darling, a member of the National Wildlife Federation's President's Leadership Council, speaks on the conservation efforts of editorial cartoonist and conservationist Ding Darling, and his relationships with the personalities and policies of Presidents Theodore Roosevelt and Franklin D. Roosevelt.

This event is one in the series "Rites of Reading: Elephant, Donkey, Bull Moose, and Others," in the context of the Democracy & Debate theme semester. Guest speakers examine how animal stories — fable, folk tale, fantasy, picture and chapter book adventures — have shaped U.S. presidents and their children.

These online lectures offered by the Residential College are part of an upper-level writing requirement and are also available to the public.

"The long, long trail," a 1919 Ding Darling cartoon held at University of Iowa Libraries 

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