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Fighting Bob La Follette

the righteous reformer

by Nancy C. Unger

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Published by University of North Carolina Press in Chapel Hill .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Wisconsin
    • Subjects:
    • La Follette, Robert M. 1855-1925,
    • United States. Congress. Senate -- Biography,
    • Progressivism (United States politics),
    • Legislators -- United States -- Biography,
    • Governors -- Wisconsin -- Biography,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1865-1933,
    • Wisconsin -- Politics and government -- 1848-1950

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [353]-370) and index.

      StatementNancy C. Unger.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE664.L16 U4 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 393 p. :
      Number of Pages393
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL51780M
      ISBN 10080782545X
      LC Control Number99057829

      Now in paperback with a new preface, this comprehensive biography weaves the triumph and the tragedy of the public and private lives of the most famous of Wisconsin leaders, Robert "Fighting Bob" La Follette. As a U.S. representative, governor of Wisconsin, and U.S. Senator, La Follette's political legacies have been long lasting; among them are the election of senators by constituents 5/5(1).   Robert "Fighting Bob" La Follette () was one of the most significant leaders of American progressivism. Nancy Unger integrates previously unknown details from La Follette's personal life with important events from his storied political career, revealing a complex man who was a compelling mixture of failure and accomplishment, tragedy and g as U.S. representative from 5/5(1).

        Nancy C. Unger's "Fighting Bob La Follette - The Righteous Reformer" makes a timely and valuable contribution to the biographical record of one of /5. Fighting Bob La Follette by Nancy C. Unger, unknown edition, Share this book. Facebook. Twitter. Pinterest. Embed. Edit. Last edited by Clean Up Bot. J | History. An edition of Fighting Bob La Follette () Fighting Bob La Follette the righteous reformer.

      One of America's most important Progressive-era leaders, Robert Marion La Follette () was an uncompromising advocate for workers and the poor--both in Washington, D.C., as a senator and repre. Former Wisconsin governor Philip F. La Follette forged a political path characterized by his progressive, innovative vision. Growing up in the shadow of revered senator "Fighting Bob" La Follette made for a politically charged childhood and laid the groundwork for Phil's emergence as a powerful figure in Wisconsin politics.


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