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Lessons for the Nader Camp: Fighting Bob La Follette in 1924
History
  • Nancy Unger, Santa Clara University
Document Type
Editorial
Publication Date
8-20-2000
Publisher
History Departments at The Ohio State University and Miami University
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Abstract

As campaign 2000 moves past the conventions, Ralph Nader, candidate of the Green Party, is again in the limelight. Some pundits predict Nader will draw enough votes away from Vice President Al Gore to give George W. Bush a victory. The potential for Nader to play the spoiler can be assessed by looking at the election of 1924, when Wisconsin Sen. "Fighting Bob" La Follette ran as an independent.

Citation Information
Unger, N. (2000). Lessons for the Nader Camp: Fighting Bob La Follette in 1924. History News Service. Syndication: History News Network, 7 newspapers. http://origins.osu.edu/history-news/lessons-nader-camp-fighting-bob-la-follette-1924