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"A Pretty Weedy Flower"
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Title"A Pretty Weedy Flower"
Extended TitleWilliam Allen White, Midwestern Liberalism, and the 1920s Culture War
AbstractThis article traces William Allen White's political beliefs and actions. From his newspaper office in Emporia, White supported liberal causes, but also championed conservative issues he believed would safeguard and promote rural midwestern values. Along with the impact of White's "What's the Matter with Kansas?" editorial, the article discusses his relationship with various politicians, his efforts against the Ku Klux Klan, his run for govenor in 1924, his stance on prohibition, and his role in the 1928 presidential campaign for Herbert Hoover.
AuthorCharles E. Delgadillo
DateAutumn 2012
SourceKansas History
PublisherKansas Historical Society
Local SubjectWhite, William Allen
Emporia Gazette
Emporia, Kansas
Ku Klux Klan
Allen, Henry J.
Hoover, Herbert
Item TypeMagazine Article
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CONTENTdm number40390
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