"A Progressive Conservative": The Roles of George Perkins and Frank Munsey in the Progressive Party Campaign of 1912

Cole, Marena.

Abstract: The election of 1912 was a contest between four parties. Among them was the Progressive Party, a movement begun by former president Theodore Roosevelt. George Perkins and Frank Munsey, two wealthy businessmen with interests in business policy and reform, provided the bulk of the Progressive Party's funding and proved crucial to its operations. This stirred up considerable controversy, pa... read more

Tufts University. Department of History.
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