by Samuel Zipp
Can remembering the “one world” vision for America’s global role—largely forgotten today – help us get beyond both America First and the “liberal world order”?
SOURCE: Boston Review
In his new book, Samuel Zipp Zipp explores the resonance of Willkie’s international ideas through the story of his most quixotic venture.
SOURCE: Zocalo Public Square
by Samuel Zipp
In 1943, failed presidential candidate Wendell Willkie advanced a strikingly anti-racist, anti-colonial plan to bring the planet together.
SOURCE: The New Yorker
by Thomas Mallon
He ran for President as a business mogul with no political experience, but his similarities with Donald Trump end there.
SOURCE: The Washington Post
by George F. Will
It was the establishment that installed Willkie and it was over the objections of conservatives.
SOURCE: Bruce W. Dearstyne
What Trump could learn by studying history.
by Ronald L. Feinman
What would have happened if Wendell Willkie was elected in 1940.
by Michael Beschloss
Only once in American history has a major political party granted its prize to someone whose principal qualification was to have served as a corporate chief executive.
by Lewis L. Gould
The crowds in the galleries chanted “We want Willkie,” and the delegates yielded to what seemed an irresistible tide.
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