Making Woodrow Wilson President

Making Woodrow Wilson President

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by William Frank Mccombs
     
 

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Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

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ISBN-13:
9781444679847
Publisher:
Read Books Design
Publication date:
12/09/2009
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.72(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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