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Quotation by Woodrow Wilson
Atlantic Monthly (Boston, March 1901)address, April 2, 1917, to the Congress calling for war on Germanyaddress at Baltimore, Maryland (April 6, 1918)address at Independence Hall, Philadelphia (July 14, 1914)address at Independence Hall, Philadelphia (July 4, 1914)
We ought to regard ourselves and to act as socialists—believers in the wholesomeness and beneficence of the body politic.
Woodrow Wilson (1856–1924), U.S. president. Woodrow Wilson, The State (1889). The Public Papers of Woodrow Wilson, vol. 6, p. 303, ed. Arthur S. Link.
Writing as a young college professor, Wilson disassociated himself from any specific socialist party. But he did not change this reference in the many subsequent reprintings of his book.
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