National Affairs: The Progressives

In Public Hall at Cleveland, the same place where three weeks earlier the Republican convention hissed and booed the 28 delegates from Wisconsin, the Conference for Progressive Political Action opened its Convention. The same group which the unshakable 28 had represented was there, this time as heroes and leaders; for this was the Convention that had gathered to nominate Senator Robert M. LaFollette for the Presidency.

About 1,000 delegates assembled. Who were they? What did they represent? The delegates were admitted on the following basis:

7 delegates...

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