Eric Vettel, Executive Director of the Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library in Staunton, Virginia, will introduce this superbly crafted biography starring Alexander Knox as Woodrow Wilson. The film won five Academy Awards. It chronicles the political career of Woodrow Wilson, beginning with his decision to leave his post at Princeton to run for Governor of New Jersey, and his subsequent ascent to the Presidency of the United States. Also stars Geraldine Fitzgerald and Thomas Mitchell. Directed by Henry King. (154 minutes.) Presented by The Guggenheim Center for the Documentary Film at the National Archives in partnership with the Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library.
Film is free and open to the public. Seating is first come, first serve. Please enter through the Special Events Entrance on the corner of 7th and Constitution Avenue, NW.
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Added by Kawilmes on November 14, 2006