William Jennings Bryan, undeterred by two lost bids for the presidency, tried a third time and failed again.
What does WJB stand for?
WJB stands for William Jennings Bryan (American lawyer, statesman, and politician; 1860-1925)
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McGuire (1868-1923) was a Democrat in the Republican bastion of Syracuse, New York; he challenged and almost defeated Theodore Roosevelt for the office of governor, and his ideals influenced presidential candidate William Jennings Bryan as well as the platform of the Democratic party.
The sources of the excerpts are Lincoln and his family, friends, colleagues, and famous figures such as Harriet Beecher Stowe, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Walt Whitman, Frederick Douglass, Mark Twain, William Jennings Bryan, Booker T.
He charts the debate from the Scopes Monkey Trial, where Clarence Darrow and William Jennings Bryan argued about evolution, to the late-'90s Kansas School Board clash to the more recent confrontation in Dover, Pa.
A Godly Hero: The Life of William Jennings Bryan By Michael Kazin Knopf, $30.
Nevada in 1908, when William Jennings Bryan beat William Howard Taft by 437 votes.
Lee play that fictionalizes the story of the epic 1925 court battle over evolution between Clarence Darrow and William Jennings Bryan.
William Jennings Bryan, for Mencken 'a sort of Fundamentalist Pope', condemned this as blasphemy 'denying the story of divine creation, claiming instead that man was descended from a lower order of animals'.