Books The Republican Roosevelt by John Morton Blum Paperback, 170 pages, Textstream, List Price: $26 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleThe Republican RooseveltAuthorJohn Morton Blum Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers Book Summary Favorably portrays the personality and political policies of the twenty-sixth president of the United States Genres: Nonfiction History & Society Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about The Republican Roosevelt You Must Read This A Historian's Pivotal Take on Theodore Roosevelt June 23, 2006 For decades after his death, Roosevelt was regarded as a hyperactive New York swell. It wasn't until John Morton Blum published The Republican Roosevelt that Roosevelt assumed his stature as a force to be reckoned with in the Oval Office. Political historian Lewis Gould talks about the impact of Blum's study.