Under the late great Robert Marion La Follette, his sons and followers, Wisconsin had 40 years of "new deal." There were interruptions, the latest when the Governorship was held by an old-line Republican (1928-30) and by a Democrat (1932-34). In 1934, however, Philip Fox La Follette, youngest of the sons, came back strong. Last fall Phil La Follette, running for his fourth term as Governor, was beginning to think he might extend Wisconsin's new deal over the whole nation, when he ran smack into a popular revulsion against new-dealing. Like more than...

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