On February 18, 1915 Woodrow Wilson, his daughters, his cabinet and their wives gathered in the East Room of the White House for the first ever showing of a motion picture in the executive mansion. Continue reading
It was 1944 and President Wilson’s idea for a League of Nations with American participation was being considered in a more sympathetic light than had been seen in 1919. Many felt that America’s isolationist turn after the First World War had been one of the reasons that the Second World War was not averted. It was in the light of these new sympathies for Wilson’s idea that a movie was born.