068: The New Freedom

Woodrow Wilson, the 28th President of the United States

 
Woodrow Wilson becomes the 28th President of the United States, after his inauguration is upstaged by a huge women’s suffrage demonstration. Wilson reorients American foreign policy, and allows greater segregation in US government employment.
 

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Click here to listen to “Your Mother’s Gone Away to Join the Army,” a 1913 song inspired by the women’s suffrage march in Washington.

 


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Fanfare

Opening Theme

“Hail, Columbia”
Composed in 1789 by Philip Phile. Public domain.
Performed by The United States Navy Band. Public domain recording. Source.

“Columbia, the Gem of the Ocean”
Composed in 1843 by Thomas A. Becket. Public domain.
Performed by The United States Navy Band. Public domain recording. Source.

Closing Theme

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