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‘Edith’ focuses on crucial role played by president’s wife

Thursday, August 2, 2012
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One thing about Edith Bolling Galt Wilson, the second wife of our nation’s 28th president: She never shirked a task or ran away from responsibility. Her “assumption” to the presidency after her husband Woodrow had a stroke has often drawn criticism from various historians, and it is that key six-week stretch during Wilson’s second term that is the focus of Kelly Masterson’s world premiere play, “Edith,” starring Jayne Atkinson, at the Fitzpatrick Main Stage in Stockbridge, Mass....

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