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Extract of speech by William Howard Taft

After Theodore Roosevelt was asked to be the Republican candidate for the Presidency on February 10, 1912, President Taft made a speech at the Union League Club criticizing extremists who call themselves "Progressive."
Americans--Politics and government, Presidents--Nomination, Speeches, addresses, etc., Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ), Progressive Party (1912), Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930, Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919
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