About the Program
Sidney Milkis, politics professor at the University of Virginia, recounts Theodore Roosevelt's campaign for the presidency in 1912 and his leadership of the Progressive Party. The author examines the political tenets of Roosevelt and his party's platform, which included social and political reform. Mr. Milkis' talk is followed by comments with William Schambra, director of the Bradley Center for Philanthropy and Civic Renewal and Ronald Pestritto, associate political science professor at Hillsdale College. The event is hosted by the Heritage Foundation in Washington, DC.