Hating Woodrow Wilson

Tea Partiers like Glenn Beck have it out for Woodrow Wilson and his progressive politics.

The New York Times asks: “Why is Woodrow Wilson singled out and not, say, Theodore Roosevelt, who in popular history is far more associated with the Progressive cause? What in the current political climate is continuing to fuel the criticism of Wilson”

A panel of noted thinkers, historians and biographers weigh in on this question.  The panel includes Jill Lepore, John Milton Cooper, George H. Nash, and Thomas West.

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