In 1923, progressive Senator Robert M. La Follette, an astute observer of government, economics, and social conditions, toured Europe in preparation for his third-party presidential bid. This article examines that trip and its legacy, particularly in relation to Daniel T. Rodgers' 1998 book Atlantic Crossings: Social Politics in a Progressive Age.1
"I Went to Learn," Meanings of the European Tour of Senator Robert M. La Follette, 1923History
Citation InformationUnger, N. (2002) "I Went to Learn," Meanings of the European Tour of Senator Robert M. La Follette, 1923. Mid-America 84(1-3), 5-25.