WOODROW WILSON: The Fifteenth Point by David Loth

WOODROW WILSON: The Fifteenth Point

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By the ""fifteenth point"" David Loth means the character and personality of the last war time president. Possibly the interest in a life of Wilson seems slight, but the importance of this book lies in the extraordinary parallels in the tempo of the country, in the problems of isolationism, in the efforts to sustain neutrality, in the difficulties with labor, in the bitterness of personal and party enmities. As a picture of Woodrow Wilson, it is a singularly human document, tracing in broad outlines the whole reach of his career. Some new documentary evidence has been tapped, some light thrown on his personal relations (with House and others), but it is not a fully detailed personal story, except as it relates to his ideals and his fight to sustain them.

Pub Date: March 26th, 1941
ISBN: 1406776831
Publisher: Lippincott