1912 : Wilson, Roosevelt, Taft & Debs-- the election that changed the country /

Publisher's description: Four extraordinary men sought the presidency in 1912. Theodore Roosevelt was the charismatic and still wildly popular former president who sought to redirect the Republican Party toward a more nationalistic, less materialistic brand of conservatism and the cause of soci...

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Main Author: Chace, James.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:New York : Simon & Schuster, c2004.
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Table of Contents:
  • Prologue: The Defining Moment
  • Part 1. America's Destiny
  • 1. "Back from Elba"
  • 2. "The Ruthlessness of the Pure in Heart"
  • 3. The Heirs of Hamilton and Jefferson
  • 4. The Debs Rebellion
  • Part 2. Chicago and Baltimore
  • 5. "Stripped to the Buff"
  • 6. "A Rope of Sand"
  • 7. Standing at Armageddon
  • 8. The Fullness of Time
  • 9. Baltimore
  • 10. The Indispensable Man
  • 11. To Make a Revolution: Debs and Haywood
  • Part 3. The Contenders
  • 12. The New Freedom vs. the New Nationalism
  • 13. The Crusader
  • 14. The Moralist
  • 15. The Authentic Conservative and the Red Prophet
  • 16. "To Kill a Bull Moose"
  • Part 4. The Consequences of Victory
  • 17. The Ironies of Fate
  • 18. Endgames
  • Epilogue: The Inheritors
  • Notes
  • Bibliographical Note
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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