Featured Content January 8, 2018 - Read the speech as printed in the Congressional Record
On January 8, 1918, President Woodrow Wilson addressed a joint session of Congress and proposed a 14-point program for world peace. These fourteen principles formed the basis for peace negotiations at the end of World War I.
On February 11, 1918, President Wilson addressed a joint session of Congress regarding the response to his Fourteen Points peace plan.
- Wilson’s Fourteen Points, 1918, Department of State
- America enters the War; Wilson's Plan for Peace, Department of State
- View Woodrow Wilson’s original shorthand draft of the speech, Library of Congress
- Plan a visit to the Woodrow Wilson House in Washington D.C, A National Trust Historic Site National Park Service