National Affairs: LaFollette Platform

Here is the platform which Mr. LaFollette presented to the C. P. P. A. in Cleveland, which was adopted with a roar. Unlike the Republican and Democratic platforms of some 6,000 words each, the LaFollette document, in its entirety, is composed of less than 1,000 words. Excerpts are given from the prologue and peroration; the 14 planks appear in full text:

Every generation must wage a new war for freedom against new forces that seek through new devices to enslave mankind. . . .

Under the principle of...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!