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100 YEARS OF PROGRESSIVE POLITICS

The Progressive Presents

100 YEARS OF PROGRESSIVE POLITICS

Celebrating Fighting Bob’s 1924 Campaign

April 27 @ 7:00 pm

Saturday, April 27, 2024 @ 7PM

The Progressive Presents

100 YEARS OF PROGRESSIVE POLITICS

Celebrating Fighting Bob’s 1924 Campaign

This is a General Admission – All Seated Show.


Featuring speakers, musicians, and the performance of a new work by theater artist Tavia La Follette (great-granddaughter of Bob and Belle La Follette). [MORE DETAILS TO COME]

This event is the culmination of a free public conference and exhibit taking place at the State Historical Society of Wisconsin April 25 – 27. For more information, visit: <www.progressive.org/progressive-presidency> or call 608-257-4626.

In the United States presidential election of 1924 on November 4, Republican Calvin Coolidge defeated Democrat John W. Davis. Running as the Progressive Party candidate, Robert M. La Follette captured some one-sixth of the popular vote. A record number of votes for a third party candidate at the time. The progressive movement that grew out of that campaign would influence U.S. politics for the next half century.

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