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Theodore Roosevelt invites Booker T. Washington to dine at the White House. Both men respected each other and wanted each other’s support. The dinner went well, but the political backlash took Roosevelt by surprise. Note: This video includes strong or potentially offensive language. Viewer discretion is advised.
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