William Hazelgrove: “Little did they know a woman was in the White House, running the government”

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Madam President: The Secret Presidency of Edith Wilson (BN.com)

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Author William Hazelgrove shares the story of the first female driver’s license holder in Washington, DC, Edith Wilson, and her presidency, which inspired his book, Madam President: The Secret Presidency of Edith Wilson. He tells us about Woodrow Wilson’s stroke, which caused a worried Edith Wilson to temporarily run the government.

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