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Grassroots Populism: Minnesota Politics

(upbeat music) – [Voiceover] At the turn of the 20th century, Minnesota’s entrenched Republican Party was challenged by the most successful, radical third party in American history. From 1918 to 1944, the Farmer Labor Party was strong enough to wrest control of the state’s government away from the established political parties, forever transforming Minnesota’s political climate. (folk music) – [Voiceover]...