The Newett Trial

alt=”In 1913 TR traveled to Marquette, Michigan where he sued newspaper editor George Newett for libeling him with charges he was a drunk. TR won. In 1915 when this photo was taken TR was being sued by NY boss William Barnes for calling Barnes a boss. FDR traveled to Syracuse to testify for "Uncle Theodore," and TR thought him a great witness. TR won again.Courtesy of Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential library” src=”https://rooseveltstudiesweb.files.wordpress.com/2012/11/79-trfdr.jpg?w=114″ width=”114″ height=”150″ /> In 1913 TR traveled to Marquette, Michigan where he sued newspaper editor George Newett for libeling him with charges he was a drunk. TR won. In 1915 when this photo was taken TR was being sued by NY boss William Barnes for calling Barnes a boss. FDR traveled to Syracuse to testify for “Uncle Theodore,” and TR thought him a great witness. TR won again.Courtesy of Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential library[/caption]

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