Episode 28: Woodrow Wilson and Staunton

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Season 1, Episode 28: Woodrow Wilson and Staunton

Our final trip to the Cradle of the Presidency, to Woodrow Wilson’s birthplace in Staunton, Virginia. A man who believed wholly in his own destiny, for better and for worse, listen to his childhood and what happened to his birthplace!

The Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum, next to the birthplace.

The Museum’s page on the Birthplace.

Virtual Tour of the Birthplace!

Postcard of the Woodrow Wilson Birthplace.
The house stayed remarkably consistent
Woodrow Wilson Portrait by F. Graham Cootes

Woodrow Wilson Birthplace: 20 N. Coalter Street, Staunton, VA.

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Recommended Reading for Woodrow Wilson

Berg, A. Scott. Wilson.

Heckscher, August. Woodrow Wilson.

Brands, H.W. Woodrow Wilson.

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