Woodrow Wilson - A. Scott Berg

Hail to the Chiefs
Drawing from his definitive biography Wilson, Pulitzer Prize-winning author A. Scott Berg looks at the president who was one of the past century’s most influential – and enigmatic – figures.
Thursday, October 3, 2013
6:30 pm
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A century after his inauguration, President Woodrow Wilson remains among the most influential figures of the 20th century—and one of the most enigmatic. Now, after more than a decade of research and writing, A. Scott Berg discusses his definitive biography Wilson, which looks not only at this leader’s public life but also his private passions.

Berg is a winner of both the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize.

This presentation is part of the Hail to the Chiefs series on the American Presidency co-presented by the Kansas City Public Library and the Truman Library Institute. The series is made possible by Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation Legacy Fund grants. The series is co-sponsored by KCUR’s Up to Date.


Hail to the Chiefs - Fall 2013
All programs begin at 6:30 p.m. in the Truman Forum, Plaza Branch 4801 Main St.

Dwight Eisenhower & Richard Nixon
Jeffrey Frank, author of Ike and Dick: Portrait of a Strange Political Marriage
Thursday, September 12, 2013 - RSVP here

Woodrow Wilson
A. Scott Berg, author of Wilson
Thursday, October 3, 2013 - RSVP here

Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Richard Moe, author of Roosevelt’s Second Act: The Election of 1940 and the Politics of War
Thursday, November 7, 2013 - RSVP here

Warren G. Harding
Phillip Payne, author of Dead Last: The Public Memory of Warren G. Harding’s Scandalous Legacy
Thursday, November 21, 2013 - RSVP here