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

Overview
Works: 1,044 works in 1,489 publications in 2 languages and 21,058 library holdings
Genres: Autobiographies  Biographies  History  Periodicals  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Speeches  Sources  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Trials, litigation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor, Other, Creator, Author of introduction
Classifications: E664.L16, 923.273
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The making of America: labor by Robert M La Follette( Book )

28 editions published between 1905 and 1974 in English and held by 722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Our judicial oligarchy by Gilbert E Roe( )

4 editions published in 1912 in English and held by 620 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 )

13 editions published between 1920 and 2015 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

35 editions published between 1911 and 2013 in English and held by 359 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
Politics: the citizen's business by William Allen White( Book )

2 editions published in 1924 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 178 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
The making of America by Robert M La Follette( Book )

8 editions published between 1905 and 1973 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Follette's magazine( )

in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Follette's weekly magazine( )

in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

3 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 66 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
Great American speeches : 80 years of political oratory( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This six-part series places students of public speaking, American history, and political science front row, center at key speeches by the most eloquent orators of the 20th century. FDR, Huey Long, Generals MacArthur and Patton, and JFK share the podium with Barbara Jordan, Ronald Reagan, Mario Cuomo, Jesse Jackson, and others. Rare archival footage combined with insightful commentary from host Jody Powell puts each speech into historical perspective."--Container back cover
La Follette's weekly( )

in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

3 editions published in 1905 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

8 editions published between 1913 and 2013 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

6 editions published between 1913 and 1963 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Regulation of railway rates and services by Robert M La Follette( )

3 editions published in 1906 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Justice for Hungary. Petition submitted by the Executive committee of arrangement National convention of American citizens of Hungarian descent to the Congress of the United States relative to a plea for justice for Hungary and peace for Europe by National Convention of American Citizens of Hungarian Descent( Book )

3 editions published in 1923 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The La Follettes of Wisconsin : love and politics in progressive AmericaFighting Bob La Follette : the righteous reformerRobert M. La Follette and the insurgent spiritBelle : the biography of Belle Case La FolletteBob and Belle La Follette : partners in politicsRobert M. La Follette, Sr. : the voice of conscienceEthnic leadership and Midwestern politics : Scandinavian Americans and the Progressive Movement in Wisconsin, 1890-1914
Alternative Names
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Лафолет, Роберт

Лафоллет, Роберт 1855-1925

Лафоллет, Роберт М. 1855-1925

Лафоллет, Роберт Марио́н 1855-1925

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