January 22, 2017
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library’s ongoing commemoration of the 100th anniversary of World War I continues with the lecture series “America Joins the Fight: The U.S. Enters World War I.” The topics to be discussed were selected specifically for their particular interest to the general public. The lecture series opens Sunday, January 22nd at 2:00 p.m. as museum curator, Andrew Phillips discusses America’s attempt to stay neutral amidst the provocations which eventually led to war. Why did it take so long for the United States to enter the war? Was Woodrow Wilson a pacifist? Join Andrew in the Library and Research Center to learn the answers to these and other question and travel the thorny road that was American neutrality. The presentation is free and open to the public.