The 'secret president': How Edith Wilson shaped the White House and role of first lady - News Summed Up

The 'secret president': How Edith Wilson shaped the White House and role of first lady


Edith Wilson is best known for her role running the White House after her husband, President Woodrow Wilson, fell ill. Rachel Campos-Duffy looks into the life and legacy of this historic first lady in Fox Nation’s "Women of the White House." Edith Wilson biographer Rebecca Roberts told Campos-Duffy that looking back on the life of Woodrow Wilson, he was already ill in 1918 and 1919. "She was the first first lady to travel while first lady," Roberts said. Now we think of first ladies playing a diplomatic role all the time…but no one had done that before Edith Wilson." To learn more about the life and legacy of Edith Wilson, watch Fox Nation’s "Women of the White House."


Source: Fox News July 21, 2021 18:56 UTC



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