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Atlanta speech

Author:
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919
Date:
1912
Description:
Draft of a speech with handwritten corrections. Theodore Roosevelt contrasts the Progressive Party platform with the positions of President Taft and Governor Wilson, with a particular focus on trusts, labor policy, and judicial power. Roosevelt also defends himself against allegations that the Tennessee Coal, Iron, and Railroad Company was illegally acquired by the United States Steel Corporation during his presidency.
Subject:
Campaign speeches, Trusts, Industrial--Government policy, Labor policy, Industrial relations, Judicial power, Recall, Constitutional law, Political parties--Platforms, Progressive Party (1912), United States Steel Corporation, Tennessee Coal, Iron, and Railroad Company, Standard Oil Company, Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924, Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930, Lindsey, Ben B. (Ben Barr), 1869-1943
Partner:
Theodore Roosevelt Center
Rights:
Electronic copy sponsored by the Theodore Roosevelt Center at Dickinson State University. For reproduction or publication permission, contact the Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Houghton Library. See the Theodore Roosevelt Digital Library Terms of Use for further copyright information.
Source:
http://www.theodorerooseveltcenter.org/Research/Digital-Library/Record?libID=o286430
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