024: How Does It Feel to Be a Problem?

Period cartoon commenting on the Perdicaris affair.
Period cartoon commenting on the Perdicaris affair.

In the United States of 1903-4, Theodore Roosevelt responds to British and German moves against Venezuela, renews his commitment to preserving America’s natural beauty, and gears up for the Presidential election. W.E.B. DuBois publishes The Souls of Black Folk, and an American citizen is kidnapped in Morocco.







Opening Theme

“America the Beautiful”
Composed in 1882 by Samuel A. Ward. Public domain.
Performed by the United States Army Band Brass Quintet. Public domain recording. Source.

“Jacob’s Ladder”
Traditional. Arranged by Mark Painter.

Closing Theme


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