When The First Lady Acted as President

Constant Wonder - Radio Archive, Episode undefined

  • Feb 11, 2021 8:00 pm
  • 34:30 mins

The Wilson administration fooled the public into thinking that Woodrow Wilson was still running the country, even after his debilitating stroke. They relied on Edith, the First Lady turned acting President, to do the heavy-lifting while they kept up the front. Guest: William Hazelgrove, author of "Madam President, The Secret Presidency of Edith Wilson"