Will Hanna Challenge Roosevelt?


 “Can I Cut a Figure 4?”
  Cartoonist:  William Allen Rogers
  Source:  Harper's Weekly
  Date:   January 30, 1904, p. 151

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Complete HarpWeek Explanation:
Senator Mark Hanna of Ohio is ready to cut the number “4” in the ice, indicating that he will seek the Republican presidential nomination in 1904. His rival, President Theodore Roosevelt, appears in the background masked like a thief. Although Hanna might have made a formidable challenge to the president, he declined to enter the race and died on February 15, a few weeks after this cartoon was published.













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