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When the Cheering Stopped: The Last Years of Woodrow Wilson
When the Cheering Stopped The Last Years of Woodrow Wilson Author:Gene Smith From the introduction by Allan Nevins: — "The drama of Woodrow Wilson's last days comprises one of the most poignant stories of modern history, and Gene Smith has written it with a verve that holds our interest and a feeling that commands our sympathy. His book is appealingly human, for his portrait of Wilson brings out all the virtues and the li... more »mitations of this very complicated leader. Yet the drama he relates transcends the ordinary historical tale of aspiration, struggle, and failure.
... The personal tragedy of Woodrow Wilson, as here traced, is profoundly saddening; but far more grievous and more more deeply distressing was the national and international tragedy bound up with it."« less