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John Bascom and the Wisconsin Idea

Special | 42m 34s

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.

Aired: 06/06/17

Rating: TV-G

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