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    10 ways of looking at Woodrow Wilson

    A century after taking office, the 26th president is still a lightning rod.

    Jordan Michael Smith is a contributing writer at Salon and The Christian Science Monitor.

    Correction: Because of a reporting error, this article previously said the United States had never fought a war outside its hemisphere before Woodrow Wilson’s presidency. The United States fought in the Philippines during the Spanish-American War in 1898, and small American forces had also taken part in other overseas conflicts.