By Bob Kann
The most renowned couple in Wisconsin politics, "Fighting Bob" los angeles Follette and his spouse, Belle Case los angeles Follette, come to lifestyles within the pages of the latest addition to the Badger Biographies sequence for younger readers. In an available layout that comes with old photos, a thesaurus of phrases, and sidebars explaining political suggestions, scholars find out about revolutionary politics and reform within the early twentieth century in the course of the studies of this pioneering couple.
The father of "Progressive politics," Bob los angeles Follette was once well-known for digging in his heels whilst it got here to reforming executive corruption. He additionally received a name for fiery speeches at the crusade path and at the Senate flooring. Belle l. a. Follette was once political in her personal correct. the 1st lady to graduate from the collage of Wisconsin's legislations tuition, she used to be an recommend for international peace and an agitator for the women's vote. She used to be additionally Bob's such a lot relied on political consultant. jointly, the couple raised a relatives and fought for the alterations they believed might make the realm a greater place.
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