• Creator
  • U.S. Senate. Office of Senate Curator. ?-9999
  • Created Date
  • 1928-07-14
  • Publisher
  • Washington Evening Star
  • Description
  • Although the leader of the Progressive Party, Senator Robert M. Lafollette of Wisconsin had died in 1925, leaving his seat to be filled by his son. No one was certain what role the Progressives would play in the 1928 election. Cartoonist Clifford Berryman highlights their potential influence as the young Lafollette whizzes by on his scooter bearing the "Lafollette Platform," a nervous donkey and elephant shudder in the background. A strong sep... more
    Although the leader of the Progressive Party, Senator Robert M. Lafollette of Wisconsin had died in 1925, leaving his seat to be filled by his son. No one was certain what role the Progressives would play in the 1928 election. Cartoonist Clifford Berryman highlights their potential influence as the young Lafollette whizzes by on his scooter bearing the "Lafollette Platform," a nervous donkey and elephant shudder in the background. A strong separate Progressive Party could wreak havoc for either party. less
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  • Unrestricted