“Wrong Forever on the Throne!” – William Jennings Bryan and the Democratic Party in His Later Years

The Democratic Party had a problem in the nineteen teens and twenties. What to do with a candidate that could stir up crowds but not enough electoral votes? Though pleased to nominate him in 1896 and introduce a new kind of politics to their party, some Democrats grew tired of William Jennings Bryan especially in his later years as his fundamentalism turned to alcohol, evolution and an arguable Southern favoritism.  

Also a brief look at his daughter, Ruth Bryan Owen

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