Re-enactment of Roosevelt shooting is true to history

CREATED Oct 15, 2012

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  • John Schrank, played by Michael Hayden (left), shoots Teddy Roosevelt, played by Scott Paulson, during a Historic Milwaukee re-enactment Sunday of the attempted assassination of Roosevelt 100 years ago outside a Milwaukee hotel. Image by Michael Sears

Teddy Roosevelt took a bullet Sunday in a striking re-enactment of the 1912 assassination attempt in Milwaukee on the then-former president who was campaigning in the city.