The Bishop and the Butterfly: Murder, Politics, and the End of the Jazz Age

    Teddy Roosevelt's excruciatingly bad day

    Lost his wife and mother in 1 day, makes me think of the parallels to today, wealthy but still vulnerable to the crowding conditions and pandemics that don't spare the rich. Was there a huge surge in rejection for typhoid quarantines, outbursts that personal freedom was more important, or it still wasn't that much of a concept at that time? In any case, it likely had a big impact on Teddy's later renowned efforts that made him larger than life. Through many a tragedy...

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