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BY

THEODORE ROOSEVELT

SELECTIONS FROM ADDRESSES

ADE DURING THE PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN OF 1912

EDITED BY ELMER H. YOUNGMAN

(INCLUDING THE PROGRESSIVE NATIONAL PLATFORM)

PROGRESSIVE NATIONAL SERVICE

30 EAST FORTY-SECOND STREET

NEW YORK

LONDON: EFFINGHAM WILSON

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PREFACE

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TN this volume Mr. Youngman's aim has

been to put into concise form the salient points in the speeches I delivered during both he primary and election campaigns of last

For this purpose he has selected parts f different speeches upon similar subjects, Ind has put them under separate headings in rder to bring together in a volume of contenient size the more important features of he Progressive Movement as set forth in hose speeches. In order to avoid any misinderstanding in the future, I would of burse have preferred to have all the speeches acluded in their entirety, giving the date nd place of delivery in each case, but this Mr. Foungman found it impossible to do. He as, however, done this in the case of half a

zen of the more important speeches. A study of this volume I hope will serve to ar up many popular misconceptions, often e to deliberate misquotation and mispresentation on the part of certain newsapers, as to the movement which led to the ormation of the Progressive Party. It will

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