The Secret Presidency of Edith Wilson to air Christmas Day on CSPAN American History TV

WASHINGTON DC – 12/22/2016 (PRESS RELEASE JET) — Madam President The Secret Presidency of Edith Wilson was filmed at the Woodrow Wilson House in October and will now air on American History TV (Cspan3) on Christmas Day 8 and 11: 59 PM Eastern. William Hazelgrove’s Bestselling book on Edith Wilsons assumption of Presidential control in 1919 is a Literary Guild Selection. Released on Oct 17th by Regnery, the highly researched narrative is already a Bestselling History and Military  Book Club Selection with a Five Star Foreword review.  After the CSPAN filming at the Woodrow Wilson House in Washington DC, Author William Hazelgrove is making ripples with his story of Americas First Woman President with the Washington Post posing the question: Did we already have an unelected Madam President?

According to acclaimed author, William Hazelgrove Hillary Clinton would not have  been our first female president. Edith Wilson took the mantle of First Woman President almost a hundred years ago. Months before women won the right to vote, a woman was secretly running the Executive Office. Few know the hidden history of Edith Bolling Wilson’s presidency – until now. Author William Hazelgrove provides an engaging portrait of the woman who became the acting president of the United States in his new book Madam President: The Secret Presidency of Edith Wilson (October 17; Regnery Publishing; 978-1-62157-475-0; $29.99).

Assuming the authority of the Oval Office after President Woodrow Wilson suffered a debilitating stroke, Edith’s presence was quietly acknowledged in D.C. circles at the time, but since then her legacy has largely been forgotten.

A senator during her time called her “the Presidentress who had fulfilled the dream of suffragettes by changing her title from First Lady to Acting First Man.” Now, the full history of America’s first female president is finally revealed.

To schedule an interview with William Hazelgrove please contact Loren Long at or 202.677.4420

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