By Ed Salo
Dr. Mark Benbow, an associate professor of history at Marymount University, joins Sea Control to discuss his book, Woodrow Wilson’s Wars: the Making of America’s first modern Commander in Chief. Dr. Benbow explores the role of Woodrow Wilson as the commander-in-chief during his presidency and argues how Wilson serves as a decent model for modern wartime leaders.
1. “The Seeds of Wilsonianism,” Mark Benbow, C-SPAN, October 27, 2006.
2. Mark Benbow Marymount University profile.
3. “U.S. Participation in the Great War (World War I),” Library of Congress.
4. Woodrow Wilson House.
5. Woodrow Wilson’s Wars: The Making of America’s First Modern Commander-in-Chief, by Mark Benbow, Naval Institute Press, 2022.
Ed Salo is Co-Host of the Sea Control podcast. Contact the podcast team at Seacontrol@cimsec.org.
This episode was edited and produced by Jim Jarvie.