POLITICS: Insurgent's Way

The way of the conscientious insurgent is never easy. He must have strength and fire to attract followers; he must be tough and crafty and fearless to make headway against convention. At the turn of the century, old "Fighting Bob" La Follette of Wisconsin was such a man. Millions listened to his rebel yell and to his attacks on the railroad and lumber interests as he fought his way into the governor's mansion in Wisconsin. But the fierce old reformer sensed that his progressive movement would not be fulfilled in his own time, so he bequeathed his fame and following...

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