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The Difficult History Behind Woodrow Wilson

President Woodrow Wilson, circa 1916.
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President Woodrow Wilson, circa 1916.

The former president is remembered for progressive views on the state, but his views on race were decidedly regressive. With his legacy at Princeton now disputed, Brian Balogh and Peter Onuf, historians and co-hosts of the public radio show BackStory, weigh Wilson's complex history.

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