Who was Edward M. House?
By Robert Higgs
This article appeared in the Winter 2009 issue of The Independent Review

Woodrow Wilson’s Right Hand, Godfrey Hodgson’s 2006 biography of “Colonel” Edward M. House, sheds light on one of the most influential presidential advisors in American history. Although generally acting with little or no public visibility, House played a key role in Wilson’s political rise and in his decision to involve the United States in the War to End All Wars.

Other Independent Review articles by Robert Higgs
    Fall 2016   Can the State Enforce Virtuous Behavior?
    Summer 2016   Douglass C. North: Trailblazer
    Winter 2016   Ludwig von Mises and Dietrich von Hildebrand: Some Remarkable Parallels
[View All (54)]

Subscribe Today

Buy Single Issues

Independent Review Issues

Articles by Subject

Independent Review Articles on Related Subjects