Happy Birthday Teddy Bear!

December 2002
Weekly Reader News - Edition 4;12/13/2002, Vol. 84 Issue 14, p2
Focuses on the influence of U.S. president Theodore Roosevelt on the creation of teddy bear. Participation of Roosevelt in bear hunting; Move of store owner Morris Michtom to draw a picture of the president and the bear; Use of teddies to honor the president.


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