Woodrow Wilson and the World War

Woodrow Wilson and the World War
A Chronicle of Our Own Times.

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Woodrow Wilson and the World War by Charles Seymour

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1921

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A Chronicle of Our Own Times.

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oyd George, or the cold brutality with which Clemenceau treated the other French delegates.

[Footnote 1: Mr. Lamont says of the President at Paris: "I never saw a man more ready and anxious to consult than he.... President Wilson did not have a well-organized secretarial staff. He did far too much of the work himself, studying until late at night papers and documents that he should have largely delegated to some discreet aides. He was by all odds, the hardest worked man at the Conference; but the failure to delegate more of his work was not due to any inherent distrust that he had of men--and certainly not to any desire to 'run the whole show' himself--but simply to the lack of facility in knowing how to delegate work on a large scale. In execution we all have a blind spot in some part of our eye. President Wilson's was in his inability to use men; an inability, mind you, not a refusal. On the contrary, when any of us volunteered or insisted upon taking responsibility off his shoulders he was delighted