Fighting Son: A Biography of Philip F. La Follette

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As the second son of the most famous Wisconsin progressive, Phil La Follette s own political journey was incontrovertibly marked by his father s legacy. Growing up in the shadow of a major political figure like Fighting Bob La Follette made for a politically charged childhood and laid the groundwork for Phil and his older brother, Young Bob, to make their own marks on the progressive political scene in the 1920s, 30s, and 40s. Like his father s, Phil s political personality was fiery, confrontational, and unwavering, and ...

Fighting Son: A Biography of Philip F. La Follette 2006, Wisconsin Historical Society Press

ISBN-13: 9780870203534

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