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Madam President The secret Presidency of Edith Wilson / William Hazelgrove

Hazelgrove, William, (author.). Hazelgrove, William. (Added Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Melton PL - Melton 921 WIL (Text) 79591000088223 Adult-Nonfiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781621574750
  • ISBN: 162157475X
  • Physical Description: 324 pages : index ; 6.1 x 1.1 x 9.1 inches
  • Publisher: Washington DC : Regency History, [2016]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes Bibliographical references (pages 277-281) and index
Summary, etc.: After President Woodrow Wilson suffered a paralyzing stroke in the fall of 1919, his wife, First Lady Edith Wilson, began to handle the day-to-day responsibilities of the Executive Office. Mrs. Wilson had had little formal education and had only been married to President Wilson for four years; yet, in the tenuous peace following the end of World War I, Mrs. Wilson assumed the authority of the office of the president, reading all correspondence intended for her bedridden husband and assuming his role for seventeen long months.
William Hazelgrove's Madam President is a vivid, engaging portrait of the woman who became the acting President of the United States in 1919, months before women officially won the right to vote.
Subject: Biography > Women in History.
Political science.
Biography > United States.

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