🎧 A President Incapacitated: Woodrow Wilson's Stroke
🎧 Dan Snow's History Hit • 22m
101 years ago this week, President Woodrow Wilson suffered a serious stroke which left him prone to "disorders of emotion, impaired impulse control, and defective judgment." As President Trump confronts his own health crisis, I talked to John Milton Cooper, Jr., Professor Emeritus at the University of Wisconsin-Madison about President Wilson.
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