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Berger's death signals a change in the Socialist Party, 1929

Berger's Passing to Alter Wisconsin Socialist Party


As the leader and primary symbol of Milwaukee socialism, Victor Berger's death in 1929 caused widespread speculation about the fate of the Socialist Party. In this article, Berger's life and social philosophy are compared with those of his successor, Senator Thomas Duncan.

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Related Topics: Industrialization and Urbanization
Milwaukee Sewer Socialism
Creator: Wisconsin State Journal
Pub Data: 11 August 1929. Wisconsin State Journal.
Citation: "Berger's Passing to Alter Wisconsin Socialist Party." Wisconsin State Journal. (11 August 1929). Online facsimile at:  http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/turningpoints/search.asp?id=971; Visited on: 4/23/2014
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