This article discusses the oft forgotten 1913 trial of former president Theodore Roosevelt vs George Newett. This david and goliath battle between a small Ishpeming newspaper and the larger than life former president represented a turning point in Republican politics, as well as the public perception of Roosevelt and his alleged impropriety.
"Roosevelt v. Newett: The Libel Trial of 1913,"
Upper Country: A Journal of the Lake Superior Region: Vol. 6, Article 2.
Available at: https://commons.nmu.edu/upper_country/vol6/iss1/2