Woodrow Wilson lied about ‘1918 Spanish Flu,’ likely helping it spread – MSNBC

Donald Trump’s response to the coronavirus outbreak in the U.S. is compared to President Woodrow Wilson’s response to the ‘Spanish Flu’ outbreak during WWI, during which Wilson lied to the public to prevent panic about the deadly, viral outbreak that killed 675,000 Americans. Presidential historian Michael Beschloss joins Joy Reid to discuss.

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