City of Beaverton

Posted on: January 6, 2017

Roosevelt: Explorer, Reformer, Conservationist presentation at Beaverton City Library

BEAVERTON, Ore. – On Tuesday, Jan. 17, 6:30-8 p.m., historian and author Sig Unander will give a multimedia presentation about Theodore Roosevelt at Beaverton City Library (12375 SW 5th St). Born to wealth and privilege, Theodore Roosevelt became an advocate of the working man and populist reformer, taking on big oil, banks and railroads. A combat leader and proponent of military strength, he also won the Nobel Peace Prize for ending a major conflict in the Far East. Learn more and watch history come to life at this free program.

Presenter Sig Unander is a professional communicator and native of the Pacific Northwest. Unander worked around the United States in print and broadcast journalism and communications. Unander has performed extensive public service, serving as an elected and appointed local government official and on academic and nonprofit boards. He holds degrees in Political Science and Latin American Studies and has spoken at universities, museums and associations in several countries.

This program is open to the public; no registration is required. For more information, visit or call 503-644-2197.

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