Miller Center

Theodore Roosevelt, the Progressive Party, and the Transformation of American Democracy

Sidney M. Milkis Sidney M. Milkis

Speaker: Sidney M. Milkis
Date: November 18, 2009
Time: 11:00 AM
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Led by Theodore Roosevelt, the Progressive Party made the 1912 presidential campaign a passionate contest for the soul of the American people. In his new book, Theodore Roosevelt, the Progressive Party, and the Transformation of American Democracy (University Press of Kansas, 2009), SIDNEY M. MILKIS, White Burkett Miller Professor of Politics at U.Va. and the Miller Center’s Assistant Director for Academic Programs, revisits this emotionally charged contest. This is the Gordon and Mary Beth Smyth History Forum. A book signing will follow his Forum.

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