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Joe Wiegand brings Teddy Roosevelt to life

Modified: Friday, May 10th, 2013

Joe Wiegand will portray President Theodore Roosevelt May 16 at the Carriage House of the Lincoln County Historical Society in Newport. (Courtesy photo by Mark Glenn Studio)

Joe Wiegand, regarded as the countryís best Theodore Roosevelt impersonator, will bring his presidential persona to the Carriage House of the Lincoln County Historical Society, 545 SW Ninth St., Newport, at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, May 16.

Audience members are encouraged to bring a brown bag lunch. Beverages and cookies will be served. The program is free to members and is $5 for nonmembers. A basic membership is $20 a year.

Wiegand has been bringing Roosevelt to life for years with his unparalleled grasp of history and uncanny resemblance to the 26th president. His depth of knowledge about the personal anecdotes in Rooseveltís life makes his audiences feel they are truly in the presence of Teddy himself.

For the complete article see the 05-10-2013 issue.

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