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Daniels, Josephus, 1862-1948.
Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina Press, 1944
|Named Person:||Woodrow Wilson; Woodrow Wilson|
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|Description:||xvi, 615 pages : front, illustrations, portraits (part double) folded facsimiles ; 25 cm|
|Contents:||pt. 1. "Let the people in" When I first met Wilson ; From campus to Hustings ; The ingrate charge did not stick ; Not knocked into a cocked hat ; Tar heels for a scholar in politics ; Bryan stampedes the convention for Wilson ; The campaign that put Wilson in the White House ; Wilson gets ready to break precedents ; "Let the people in" --
The inauguration ; Wilson sweats blood in his choice of a cabinet ; Country editor in a conning tower ; Love at first site --
F .D.R. and J.D. ; Cabinet members get acquainted ; "Deserving Democrats" disturbed. --
pt. 2. Foreign affairs. End of dollar diplomacy ; Dangerously near war with Japan ; McKinley laid it on God ; Mexico --
"watchful waiting" ; Panama Canal --
Tolls and "regrets" --
pt. 3. "The new freedom" No lobby taint in tariff law ; Setting business of the country free. --
pt. 4. "A Navy second to none" Navy Department streamlines ; "Join the Navy and see the world" ; A school on every ship ; Educating Naval officers ; Democracy in the Navy ; Promotion by merit and sea service ; Aviation and my first air flight ; The Navy secretary makes time ; Learning by inspection from coast to coast ; Marines have the situation in hand ; Building "the most adequate Navy in the world" ; Congress always cooperative ; Bitter medicine for the Navy League ; Profiteers waving the flag ; Armor-plate monopoly broker ; Labor gets Magna Carta ; Eighty-year fight to preserve the Navy oil reserves ; Misfit ships sold to Greece ; Intoxication banned in the Navy ; A partner of Cupid ; First steps taken for peace ; The Merchant Marine. pt. 5. Resignations and elections. "The West is the heart of the country" --
Election of 1914 ; Bryan's resignation ; Lansing succeeds Bryan ; Garrison resigns and is succeeded by Baker ; Wilson's second marriage does not defeat him ; The woman-suffragists bombard Wilson ; Wilson wins in 1916 by the skin of his teeth. --
pt. 6. Portraits. Ellen Axson Wilson and the White House ; Edison joins the Navy ; Friendship with Admiral Dewey ; Admiral Grayson --
Physician and friend ; Wilson and two Virginians ; Ambassador Bryce and ex-secretary Chandler ; Run-ins with Senator Lodge ; McReynolds, Brandeis, and Clark ; Marshall and the vice-presidency. --
pt. 7. Preparation and neutrality. Fighting for peace through neutrality ; The Council of National Defense ; Preparing for war.
|Responsibility:||by Josephus Daniels ...|