When the Cheering Stopped: The Last Years of Woodrow Wilson by Gene Smith

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When the Cheering Stopped: The Last Years of Woodrow Wilson

'“One of the most remarkable—and frightening—stories on American politics and personalities I have ever read.” —Theodore H. White, author of The Making of the President   “Reads like a thriller . . . A hair-raising chronicle.” —Houston Chronicle   “One of the strangest periods in the history of the US Presidency . . . Dramatic and deeply moving.” —New York Herald Tribune   “A tragedy, brilliantly told.” —Life   “All the elements of a Greek tragedy.” —TheChristian Science Monitor   “Brilliant. With this book we see Wilson as much more than one of the great American presidents. He becomes real as a human being.” —Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey   “A bold, sensitive picture of one of history’s most enigmatic figures.” —Chicago American   “The most interesting history since Winston Churchill.” —Dwight MacDonald   “Remarkable . . . A pageant restoring a time long ago as if it were yesterday.” —Book-of-the-Month Club News   “A skillful, and well documented, report on a unique, terrible and confused moment in history which centers on the death agonies of a dream of world peace and the man who dedicated his life to it.” —Kirkus Reviews   “[Smith’s] book has penetrated the curtain of silence that obscured Woodrow Wilson’s last years and has produced a human being.” —Chicago Tribune  '
'“One of the most remarkable—and frightening—stories on American politics and personalities I have ever read.” —Theodore H. White, author of The Making of the President   “Reads like a thriller . . . A hair-raising chronicle.” —Houston Chronicle   “One of the strangest periods in the history of the US Presidency . . . Dramatic and deeply moving.” —New York Herald Tribune   “A tragedy, brilliantly told.” —Life   “All the elements of a Greek tragedy.” —TheChristian Science Monitor   “Brilliant. With this book we see Wilson as much more than one of the great American presidents. He becomes real as a human being.” —Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey   “A bold, sensitive picture of one of history’s most enigmatic figures.” —Chicago American   “The most interesting history since Winston Churchill.” —Dwight MacDonald   “Remarkable . . . A pageant restoring a time long ago as if it were yesterday.” —Book-of-the-Month Club News   “A skillful, and well documented, report on a unique, terrible and confused moment in history which centers on the death agonies of a dream of world peace and the man who dedicated his life to it.” —Kirkus Reviews   “[Smith’s] book has penetrated the curtain of silence that obscured Woodrow Wilson’s last years and has produced a human being.” —Chicago Tribune  '
Publisher: Open Road Media ISBN: 9781504039741 Pages: 304