October 2, 2011

October 2: Woodrow Wilson Suffers Stroke, 1919

Woodrow Wilson suffered a debilitating stroke on October 2, 1919.

After that, who really held the power of the Presidency?

Read article here.

Pictured: 1920 photograph of the President and his wife. Edith had to hold the paper steady for him. Photo by Harris and Ewing, from the Library of Congress.

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