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Wilson, Woodrow (1856–1924)

  • By: Lewis L. Gould
  • In: Encyclopedia of Leadership
  • Edited by: George R. Goethals, Georgia J. Sorenson & James MacGregor Burns
  • Subject:Leadership

U.S. president

Woodrow Wilson, president of the United States and world statesman, illustrated how presidential leadership could remake U.S. politics and launch a vision of a world organization—the League of Nations—to keep the peace. Then, Wilson's personality defects and his limits as ...

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