California's Prodigal Sons: Hiram Johnson and the Progressives, 1911-1917

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"A FIGHT AGAINST THE INTERESTS"

The Lincoln-Roosevelt League would remain but a potentially dangerous irritant to the Southern Pacific machine unless it could place its own candidate in the governor's chair. With so much at stake, only a man of extraordinary merit and impeccable character could be chosen to carry the league's message to the citizens of California. A mistake at this time could bring an inglorious end to reform; for without an attractive and popular leader the movement could easily fall victim to apathy or to disruptive localism. Francis J. Heney was a first choice of many Lincoln- Roosevelt Leaguers. Had he not achieved national prominence during his conduct of the graft prosecution in San Francisco? Would not his oratorical ability serve him well in a political contest? No member of the league would deny that Heney possessed certain positive attributes; but had not his ruthless conduct of the graft prosecution re-

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Table of contents

  • Title Page ii
  • Preface vii
  • Contents x
  • 1 - The Genesis of Reform 1
  • 2 - "A Fight Against the Interests" 20
  • 3 - Onward Christian Capitalists 34
  • 4 - The "Bull Moose" Campaign 57
  • 5 - Acceptance and Rejection In 1913 70
  • 6 - Mutiny and Party Discord 92
  • 7 - The Declining Years 104
  • 8 - Disintegration and Deadlock 117
  • 9 - Blunder Begets Blunder 128
  • 10 - The Initial Response 145
  • 11 - The Final Response 156
  • 12 - An Appraisal 169
  • Appendix I 183
  • Appendix II 185
  • Appendix III 187
  • Index 243
  • Index 245
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