May 5, 2010

An Historian's View Of President Woodrow Wilson

Guest: John M. Cooper, American history professor at UW-Madison and author, Woodrow Wilson: A Biography

John Cooper is considered the foremost authority on Woodrow Wilson in the country.
In his new Wilson biography, Professor Cooper introduces us to the man who became America's 28th President, detailing the circumstances of his life that molded who he was and how he functioned. In this program, you'll get to know Woodrow Wilson, the man - his background, struggles, accomplishments, loves, health crises, and disappointments. How does a person become President of the United States? Woodrow Wilson's life is one example of what it takes.