La Follette Against the War


By Erika Janik | November 12, 2014

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Wisconsin Senator Bob La Follette was one of the leading opponents of U.S. entry into WWI. Historian Nancy Unger tells us what La Follette believed and why he voted against going to war. 

This story is part of the Wisconsin Life series, “Wisconsin in the First World War.”

Erika Janik

Erika Janik spins multiple “Wisconsin Life”-related plates as she acquires, edits, records, and mixes radio stories for broadcast — all while searching for new roadside attractions, hiking trails  and local beer to explore.  She is the author of five books including “Apple: A Global History“, and most recently “Marketplace of the Marvelous:...
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