If history chisels out the name of "Old Bob" LaFollette as the father of Wisconsin insurgency, then it must certainly leave a tiny space for "Mrs. Bob" as its mother. Perhaps, like Mrs. John Shand in Barrie's immortal play, What Every Woman Knows, she used to put the subtle touch of genius into her husband's speeches. When he was tired she addressed his thou sands of campaign letters; when he was glum she cheered him. "Old Bob" died. His wife was left with his spirit, his political faith, his four children. The oldest,...

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