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Speech of Senator Robert M. La Follette.

Speech of Senator Robert M. La Follette.

hearings before the United States Senate Committee on Privileges and Elections, Sixty-Fifth Congress, second session

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • La Follette, Robert M. -- 1855-1925,
  • United States. -- Congress. -- Senate -- Expulsion,
  • Sedition -- United States

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    Contains submitted materials

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    FormatMicroform
    Pagination82 p
    Number of Pages82
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15285707M


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senator, and social agitator. Robert M. La Follette (–) was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives, served as governor of Wisconsin, and was elected to the U.S. Senate, a position he held from to He was a founding father of American Progressivism and ran as the U.S.

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Written in lucid, vigorous prose, La Follette's Autobiography is the famous Wisconsin senator's own account of his political li. InMcCarthy defeated Senator Robert M.

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Full text of "The political philosophy of Robert M. La Follette as revealed in his speeches and writings" See other formats. Written in lucid, vigorous prose, La Follette's Autobiography is the famous Wisconsin senator's own account of his political life and philosophy.

Both memoir and a history of the Progressive cause in the United States, it charts La Follette's formative years in politics, his attempts to abolish entrenched, ruthless state and corporate influences, and his embattled efforts to advance Cited by: Like many of their neighbors, the family was Progressive and discussed ideas championed by Robert M.

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Click the title for location and availability information. Robert M. La Follette Sr. Robert Marion "Fighting Bob" La Follette Sr. (J - J ) was an American Republican (and later a Progressive) politician.

He served as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives, was the Governor of Wisconsin, and was a U.S. Senator from Wisconsin from to A Wisconsin attorney, McCarthy served for three years as a circuit judge (–42) before enlisting in the U.S.

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SENATOR ROBERT M. La FOLLETTE of Wis consin died on Jat the age of seventy. Since that day a vast amount has been written about him and the progressive movement of which he had been leader, but never an adequate, full-length biography.

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He successfully ran for the United States Senate indefeating Robert M. La Follette, Jr. After three largely undistinguished years in the Senate, McCarthy rose suddenly to national fame in February when he asserted in a speech that he had a list of “members of the Communist Party and members of a spy ring” who were employed in.

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The political philosophy of Robert M. La Follette as revealed in his speeches and writings by Robert M La Follette (Book) 13 editions published between and in English and held by WorldCat member libraries worldwide. Senator Robert M. La Follette founded ‘The Progressive’ in June 14 is his th birthday.

It was these words that would shape La Follette’s understanding of politics and his fierce advocacy for direct democracy by the everyday working people of this : Norman Stockwell. Robert M. La Follette, Sr.: the voice of conscience. Notes Conclusion Selected Speeches "Iago" "Oleomargarine" "The Menace of the Political Machine" "Governor La Follette's Speech of Acceptance" "Free Speech and the Right of Congress to Declare the Objects of the War" Labor Day Address Chronology of Major Speeches Selected Bibliography.

Robert La Follette Biography. Robert Marion La Follette was born on J in the small town of Primrose, Wisconsin. La Follette's parents had moved from Kentucky to Wisconsin in search of.Robert Marion La Follette, Sr., was nicknamed “Fighting Bob” for a reason: he was an outspoken and tenacious supporter of numerous progressive causes even at the risk of antagonizing friend and foe alike.

During a lengthy political career, La Follette served as a .The Career of Robert M. La Follette. Robert La Follette developed his fierce opposition to corporate power and political corruption as a young man.

Affiliated with the Republican Party for almost his entire career, La Follette embarked on a political path that would take him to Congress, the governorship of Wisconsin, and the U.S. Senate.