Artifacts tell inside story of Teddy Roosevelt assassination attempt

This 1912 photograph of Theodore Roosevelt in Oyster

This 1912 photograph of Theodore Roosevelt in Oyster Bay by Charlie Duprez is claimed to be the most used photograph ever taken by any photographer of Roosevelt. Used by John Faber in his book, "Great Moments in News Photography," it was also Teddy's favorite of himself. (Credit: Charles Duprez)

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It isn't initially obvious what caused the damage to the leather-covered metal eyeglass case. But a closer look reveals an entry hole from a bullet in one corner with a matching exit hole on the other side.

The case belonged to Theodore Roosevelt and was in his pocket when he was in Milwaukee in 1912 trying to regain the presidency in a third-party run as head of the Progressive ticket. When...

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