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Release Date: 07/16/10
Contacts: Craig Flentie 406-538-1943    

A Press Conference with the President - A Chat with Theodore Roosevelt

At 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 21, The Bureau of Land Management’s Missouri Breaks Interpretive Center (701 7th Street, Fort Benton, MT) will host a free program titled ‘A Press Conference with the President - a Chat with Theodore Roosevelt’ presented by Arch Ellwein. 

In this 40-45 minute performance you will meet the most dynamic personality of the 20th century; Theodore Roosevelt. The year is 1911. Roosevelt recalls his childhood, the West and Montana, the Spanish American War and other events that shaped his life. 

During the performance he will also reminisce about his hunting forays into the Missouri River Breaks country in 1885. The dramatic finish is pure TR!  

Known for his portrayal of colorful historical figures like President Theodore Roosevelt, Steamboat Captain Grant Marsh, Sgt. John Ordway of the Lewis & Clark Expedition and Buffalo Hunter Yellowstone Vic Smith, Arch treats his audiences to an entertaining and intriguing perspective on history. Since 1996, he has performed for over 1400 audiences. For more information about Mr. Ellweins’ program please refer to his web site at
Again, the program will begin at 7 p.m. at the Missouri Breaks Interpretive Center, 701 7th Street Fort Benton, MT and is free of charge. Funding for the program is provided by Humanities Montana and the Montana Cultural Trust.
Everyone interested is encouraged to attend this free, informative and enjoyable program.

The BLM manages more than 245 million acres of public land, the most of any Federal agency. This land, known as the National System of Public Lands, is primarily located in 12 Western states, including Alaska. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. The BLM's mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of America’s public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations. In Fiscal Year 2015, the BLM generated $4.1 billion in receipts from activities occurring on public lands.

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Last updated: 06-28-2012