Tag Archives: World War I

BACK OVER THERE: A Book Review

One hundred years ago, after futilely preaching neutrality for three years, President Woodrow Wilson, exhausted of options, finally entered “the war to end all wars” so the world could be made safe for democracy. Two million young American fellows left … Continue reading

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Lou Henry Hoover: The Desk Story

In 1914 when World War I began in Europe, Herbert and Lou Henry Hoover were millionaires, living in a posh London townhouse. The Millionaire Part Neither of the Hoovers were born rich. Lou’s family were solidly middle class, but hardly … Continue reading

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The Stewardship of the Second Mrs. Wilson

“Steward” was the word that Edith Bolling Wilson used to describe herself during the last 18-months of Woodrow Wilson’s presidency, when he suffered a crippling stroke. Edith Bolling Wilson: A Conspiracy Theory? Modern historians, freed by the distance of a … Continue reading

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Quentin & Flora: A Roosevelt and a Vanderbilt in Love during the Great War : A Book Review

Quentin & Flora: A Roosevelt and a Vanderbilt in Love during the Great War focuses on two years of a love story – but it is a wonderful love story, family story and coming-of-age story, all against the background of … Continue reading

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Woodrow and Edith Wilson: Honeymooners

The widowed Wilson married the widowed Mrs. Galt only eight months after they had met. The Wilsons:  A New First Couple The morning of December 16, 1915, Woodrow Wilson was a happy man.  Aides said the new bridegroom was whistling … Continue reading

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