Monk, Paul M
In December 1918, en route to the Versailles Conference, President Woodrow Wilson of the United
States remarked to his private secretary, Colonel Edward House, that that Conference must not become
"another Congress of Vienna". He feared, he said, that "civilization" would be swamped by a tidal wave
of ultra-radical revolution, unless such revolution was pre-empted by liberal and progressive leadership
by the statesmen of the West. Alluding to the upheavals then already taking place in...[Show more]
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