A Ranger Story
The First Roosevelt
Big-game hunter or big-time conservationist? Cowboy or member of the New York elite? War hero or peacemaker? The first President Roosevelt was all this and more. Learn about his life and times from National Park Service Ranger Mike Amato.
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Mike Amato has been a National Park Service Ranger at the Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace for close to 15 years. Mike's popular tours always bring to life the colorful career of Teddy Roosevelt.
Mike has a degree in Criminal Justice from John Jay College and is currently pursuing an advanced degree in History and Education at Brooklyn College. He grew up in Brooklyn, New York.