Teddy Roosevelt was a progressive Republican. He would be known as the “Trust Buster” but in reality became the trust regulator. He sympathized with the Progressives and realized that the federal government had to regulate business to protect the American people from their abuses.
This is the third program in our Bonnie Vega Teddy Roosevelt series. Please also see classes 107/9307 Era of Monopolies and Progressivism and 108/9308 Young Teddy Roosevelt.