Covington, KY Speech, 1896-10-02

Speech by William Jennings Bryan.

Speech by William Jennings Bryan
Friday, October 2, 1896 at 10:30pm
Outdoors, Covington, KY

Source: The Evening News, Saturday, October 3, 1896; ONCE MORE IN OHIO, Democratic Candidate Is Again in the Home State of His Opponent., Omaha World-Herald (Morning Edition), Saturday, October 3, 1896

"Let me suggest to you, my friends, a reason for the opposition for some of those railroad presidents which they themselves do not suggest. They oppose our platform not so much because it declares for free coinage—they can stand free coinage—they object to it because we demand that instead of summoning an army to settle labor troubles that we shall have arbitration to settle them."

About this Document

  • Source: The Evening News
  • Published: Lincoln, NE
  • Citation: 2
  • Date: October 2, 1896