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    Woodrow Wilson and Henry Cabot Lodge

    Patricia O’Toole recounted the struggle between President Woodrow Wilson and Senate Majority Leader Henry Cabot Lodge over ratification of the 1919 Versailles Treaty, which ended World War…

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    Untold Power

    Was first lady Edith Wilson an acting president while Woodrow Wilson recovered from a stroke? Author Rebecca Boggs Roberts answered that question, while taking a new look at the life of the…

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    Q&A with Rebecca Boggs Roberts

    Rebecca Roberts talked about her book, Untold Power: The Fascinating Rise and Complex Legacy of First Lady Edith Wilson, a biography of First Lady Edith Wilson. She talked about Mrs.…

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    Edith Wilson Reconsidered

    Scholars of first ladies reconsidered Woodrow Wilson’s second wife, Edith, discussing her political influence and actions in the White House. Edith Wilson was first lady from 1915 to 1921.…

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    Woodrow Wilson in an Age of Racial Reckoning

    How should we address Woodrow Wilson’s complicated legacy? That was the question before representatives of the Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library, the President Wilson House, and the…

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    Arlington National Cemetery 1915 Memorabilia Box

    In 1915, President Woodrow Wilson placed a memorabilia box in the cornerstone of the Memorial Amphitheater at Arlington National Cemetery. In April 2020, 105 years later, it was opened to…

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    Virginia Presidents

    This was a look at the eight Virginia-born presidents who led the nation from its 18th-century origins and into the 20th century -- George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, James…

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    Woodrow Wilson's Presidential Legacy

    University of Mary Washington History Professor William Crawley discussed Woodrow Wilson’s political career and legacy, focusing on his presidency. The University of Mary Washington hosted…

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    Origins of Woodrow Wilson's Foreign Policy

    Harvard Professor Erez Manela talked about how Woodrow Wilson’s American upbringing and education shaped his outlook on foreign policy as president, particularly his vision for the League of Nations in…

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    1916 Election and Foreign Policy

    Historians talked about the 1916 re-election of President Woodrow Wilson and U.S. foreign policy. Topics included America’s relations with Europe, the Caribbean, Central America, and Mexico.

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    Woodrow Wilson's Legacy on Race

    Jonathan Holloway talked about how Woodrow Wilson dealt with racial issues throughout his public career, particularly during his time as president of Princeton University and, later, as…

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    First Ladies Ellen Wilson and Edith Wilson

    Mr. Cooper and Ms. Miller talked about the lives and influences of first ladies Ellen Wilson and Edith Wilson, and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Ellen Wilson designed the Rose…

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    Woodrow Wilson's Domestic Policies

    Historians and economists discussed Woodrow Wilson’s views on domestic policies, including women’s and African American rights, banking and the Federal Reserve System. The Wilson Center in…

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    The Moralist

    Historian Patricia O’Toole chronicled the political career of President Woodrow Wilson at the 18th annual National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

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    The Moralist

    Historian Patricia O’Toole chronicled the political career of President Woodrow Wilson.

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    Woodrow Wilson and World War I

    Executive Director Robert Enholm leads a tour of World War I objects in President Woodrow Wilson’s Washington, D.C., home. President Wilson retired in 1921 after leaving the White House.…

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    Woodrow Wilson's Vision for Global Relations

    In 1968, Congress created the Wilson Center in Washington, D.C. as the nation’s memorial to President Woodrow Wilson. To mark the center’s 50th anniversary, foreign policy experts considered how…

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    Woodrow Wilson and World War I

    Will Englund is the author of March 1917: On the Brink of War and Revolution and a foreign desk editor at the Washington Post. At the Eisenhower National Historic Site in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, he…

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    Woodrow Wilson and the Treaty of Versailles

    Professor Sean McMeekin talks about the Treaty of Versailles, which eventually helped end World War I. He also talked about President Woodrow Wilson’s role in crafting the treaty and public…

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    Woodrow Wilson's Life and Politics

    Historians Douglas Brinkley, Patricia O’Toole, and Sean Wilentz talked about Woodrow Wilson, including the 28th president’s time at Princeton University, as well as his family, intellectual…

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