Calvin Coolidge: The American Presidents Series: The 30th President, 1923-1929
Macmillan, 2006 M12 26 - 224 pages
The austere president who presided over the Roaring Twenties and whose conservatism masked an innovative approach to national leadership
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In contrast, the exaltation of Coolidge appeared, at best, idiosyncratic. President from 1923, when he acceded to the office upon the ... Coolidge's popular reputation, such as it was, had hardened into a cartoon—one that endures today ...
In popular culture, Coolidge survived not in weighty biographies but tucked away in novels such as Nathanael West's 1934 gem, A Cool Million, which parodies Coolidge as the former president Shagpoke Whipple, whose Horatio Alger—style ...
September ZOO6, the conservative Heritage Foundation hosted an evening entitled "Coolidge: A Life for Our Time,” featuring a premiere screening of “the first film ever made of the personal and political life of Calvin Coolidge.
Coolidge shared this view. A believer in the regnant economic orthodoxy of Say's Law—the notion, propounded by the French economist Jean-Baptiste Say, that supply creates its own demand—Coolidge held that industrial productivity, ...
Others called it the Coolidge Prosperity.11 Notwithstanding his largely top-down conception of political economy, Coolidge took pride in the middle class's acquisition of new amenities and its apparent attainment of the good life.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - HistReader - LibraryThing
As a biography, this was easy to read and seems complete (this is my first biography of Calvin Coolidge). One thing that struck me was that I got the sense Mr. Greenberg was tamping or doing his best ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - xieouyang - LibraryThing
This is a rather straightforward biography of our 30th President. The author does not seem to be very enthusiastic about his subject or his policies. The book is a reasonable introduction to the presidential term of Calvin Coolidge however. Read full review
1 Out of Plymouth Notch
2 On the Brink
3 The New President
4 Hitting His Stride
5 The Coolidge Prosperity
7 Getting Elected
8 Beyond Americas Shores