John Bascom and the Wisconsin Idea

John Bascom and the Wisconsin Idea

Record date: Jun 06, 2017

David Hoeveler, Professor in the Department of History at UW-Milwaukee, highlights the career of 1873-1887 University of Wisconsin President John Bascom. Bascom’s philosophy influenced students Robert La Follette and Charles Van Hise and laid the groundwork for the progressive movement and the Wisconsin Idea.

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