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Wednesday, 12 October 2011 14:38

‘Roosevelt’ headlining in Highlands, Cashiers

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A one-man show will portray the life of Theodore Roosevelt, the Conservation President, in two upcoming performances on Friday, Oct. 14, in Highlands at the Performing Arts Center and on Saturday, Oct. 15, in Cashiers at the Orchard Restaurant.

Roosevelt, a lover of the outdoors, used the presidency as a bully pulpit to educate the public to the dangers of waste and pollution. During his time in the White House he established 150 national forests, 55 bird and game preserves and five national parks, along with 18 national monuments.  

Roosevelt is portrayed by Joe Wiegand. The Jackson-Macon Conservation Alliance helped organize the performance.

For more information and to buy tickets go to www.j-mca.org.

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