National Affairs: Wilson

Woodrow Wilson was born on Dec. 28, 1856. Seventy years later, many of his admirers gathered at luncheons and dinners through out the land to honor his name. In Manhattan Mrs. Woodrow Wilson and some 500 distinguished guests assembled to hear Elihu Root accept a check for $25,000 and a bronze medal from the Woodrow Wilson Foundation (TIME, Dec. 20) "in recognition of his services to humanity. . . ."

Mr. Root, aged 81, spoke to rebuke the U. S. for deserting the League of Nations. Said he: "We have allowed insensate prejudice, camouflaged by futile phrases, to appear, but falsely appear,...

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