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History lesson for Princeton protesters: Woodrow Wilson was a product of his time

To the editor: Maybe the students at Princeton University demanding the removal of tributes to President Woodrow Wilson — an alumnus and former university president — have arrived at a teachable moment and could learn that in life, we are not all one thing or another. ("Princeton agrees to examine Woodrow Wilson's legacy on race after student protests," Nov. 20)

Debasing Wilson or removing photos or artifacts of him while looking through our rearview mirror of 100 years ago to a man who was born in the South before the Civil War...