Making Woodrow Wilson President

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This is an EXACT reproduction of a book published before 1923. This IS NOT an OCR'd book with strange characters, introduced typographical errors, and jumbled words. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. We appreciate your understanding of the imperfections in the preservation process, and hope you enjoy this valuable book.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781148749389
  • Publisher: Nabu Press
  • Publication date: 4/28/2010
  • Pages: 334
  • Product dimensions: 9.69 (w) x 7.44 (h) x 0.70 (d)

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II GENESIS OF WILSON'S PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGNS Wilson Asks McCoMBS To Manage His Presidential Primary "LET The Prophet Fulfil The Prophecy" McCoMBs Embarks With Meagre Funds Wilson's First Speech Shocks Him McCoMBS Introduces McAooo To Wilson "everybody is Against Wilson"! Said McAooo State Chairman Nugent's "wilson Liar Ingratb" Speech Causes His Ousting. TOWARD the latter part of February, 1911,1 saw Governor Wilson, I discussed with him the proposed Employers' Liability Act. In New York, I had been very keenly interested in the subject and had studied it very thoroughly. He requested that I give him a brief and any suggestions that I had to make. I went to Trenton and took the matter up with him. On his desk, I noticed huge piles of unanswered letters. I said to him: "You must be getting a lot of mail". He said: "Yes, those are invitations from various places to speak, and I don't know what to do with them". I then reminded him of the telegram concerning his probable chance of being President which I had sent to him in the previous October. He said: "Yes, I remember it well, but I think that theSmith incident has put me out of commission with organized politics in this country. My course in the Legislature has been such as to make people afraid of me". I told him that the first was a serious obstacle, but if I gauged the temper of the time correctly, the latter could be overcome. Then I said: "I should like the prophecy of my telegram fulfilled". His reply was: "The prophet should fulfil his prophecy". I said: "If you desire, I should be quite willing to do so". The Governor assented. I looked at a number of his letters. They were mainly from Civicorganizations in the East. I said: "These will never do. The movement to make a man President of t...
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