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La Follette, Robert M. (Robert Marion) 1855-1925

Overview
Works: 1,045 works in 1,441 publications in 1 language and 20,180 library holdings
Genres: Autobiographies  History  Biography  Periodicals  Filmed speeches  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Sources  Speeches  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor
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Most widely held works about Robert M La Follette
 
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Most widely held works by Robert M La Follette
Our judicial oligarchy by Gilbert E Roe( )

3 editions published in 1912 in English and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The making of America: labor by Robert M La Follette( Book )

13 editions published between 1905 and 1969 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The political philosophy of Robert M. La Follette as revealed in his speeches and writings by Robert M La Follette( Book )

12 editions published between 1920 and 2015 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Follette's autobiography : a personal narrative of political experiences by Robert M La Follette( Book )

36 editions published between 1911 and 2013 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The autobiography of Robert La Follette (1855-1925) traces the political life and accomplishments of this eminent Republican politician from his election as district attorney for Dane County, Wisconsin in 1880 to the presidential campaign of 1912, when his bid to dislodge President William Howard Taft was pushed aside by former president Theodore Roosevelt on the Progressive Party's national ticket. The book emphasizes tactics, strategies, and coalition-building as well as La Follette's assessments of various local and national public figures. We learn little about La Follette's childhood, education, legal training or family life, although he does pay tribute to his wife, a lawyer and civic reformer in her own right. La Follette served three terms in Congress (1885-1891); and after a decade of private law practice and grassroots activism, was elected Wisconsin's governor (1900-1904). From 1905 until his death, La Follette was a senator. He crusaded at state and national level against powerful, unregulated business interests--especially the railroads--which he felt exerted undue influence upon government. He also championed open primary elections, equitable taxation of corporations, and public management of public resources by highly qualified, non-partisan public servants. While many of these influential reforms were instituted at the state level during his governorship, his contribution in the Senate may have had less to do with his legislative record than with his ability to rally forces around well-articulated programs
The making of America by Robert M La Follette( Book )

6 editions published between 1906 and 1970 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Politics: the citizen's business by William Allen White( Book )

2 editions published in 1924 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great American speeches : 80 years of political oratory( Visual )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of visually recorded American oratory and discusses the evolution of how, through technology, politicians appear to the public. Each segment has narrative perspective and visual clips which portray that historical era
Great American speeches : 80 years of political oratory( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This series traces the history of visually recorded American oratory and discusses the evolution of how, through technology, politicians present themselves to the public. Includes commentary and film clips which place each speech in historical perspective. Among the speeches are FDR's first inaugural and "Grilled Millionaire" speech, Huey Long's "Every Man is a King," Gerald L.K. Smith's eulogy for Huey Long and his keynote speech opposing FDR's 1936 re-election
The making of America by Robert M La Follette( Book )

7 editions published between 1905 and 1907 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Follette's magazine( )

in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Follette's weekly magazine( )

in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Follette's weekly( )

in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Autobiography; a personal narrative of political experiences by Robert M La Follette( Book )

7 editions published between 1913 and 2013 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Railway regulation, state and interstate by Robert M La Follette( )

3 editions published in 1905 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Revenues to defray war expenses. Report <To accompany H.R. 4280.> by United States( )

2 editions published in 1917 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Covers
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