Competing Philosophies of Presidents Madison and Wilson

George Will (Princeton class of 1968) compared the progressive politics championed by President Woodrow Wilson (Princeton class of 1879) to… read more

George Will (Princeton class of 1968) compared the progressive politics championed by President Woodrow Wilson (Princeton class of 1879) to the freedom-oriented politics of James Madison (Princeton class of 1771) and how their competing visions have shaped the presidency.

“Can Someone from the Class of 1771 Save the Nation from Someone from the Class of 1879?” was a James Madison Program 10th Anniversary Celebration Lecture. close

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  • George, Robert P. Founding Director Princeton University->James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions
  • Will, George Syndicated Columnist Washington Post Writers Group

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Competing Philosophies of Presidents Madison and Wilson

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Princeton, New Jersey, United States
First Aired:
Jan 23, 2011
Last Aired:
Jan 30, 2011

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  • Jan 23, 2011 | 8:32am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 23, 2011 | 7:31pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 23, 2011 | 10:32pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 29, 2011 | 3:29pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 30, 2011 | 2:30am EST | C-SPAN 3
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