"Bergerisms:" Amusing incidents in the political life of Victor Berger


Victor Berger was the nation's first Socialist Congressman. This article recounts some amusing expressions and incidents during Berger's tenure in Washington that take the icon of Wisconsin socialism down off his pedestal and reveal his personality.

Related Topics: Industrialization and Urbanization
Milwaukee Sewer Socialism
Creator: Milwaukee Sentinel
Pub Data: 7 August 1929. Milwaukee Sentinel.
Citation: "Bergerisms." Milwaukee Sentinel. (7 August 1929). Online facsimile at:  http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/turningpoints/search.asp?id=972; Visited on: 12/3/2021