Wilson and World War 1

Noted Wilson biographer speaks!

Noted Wilson biographer Scott Berg will deliver a presentation on Woodrow Wilson’s leadership of the US involvement in World War I and the lasting effects of his decisions before, during, and after the war. In addition to Berg’s presentation, tours will be offered at the site and living history elements will engage the public on the grounds. Political historian, Kenneth Clements, will also be onsite to guide visitors through important points of this time period in the exhibits. 

Guiding Questions connected to this program: 

Should Americans try to “make the world safe for democracy?”

Are American claims to moral leadership abroad vitiated by racial injustice at home?

How should a democratic society rally popular support for war, and how should it deal with dissent at home while it is fighting overseas?