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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... Kennedy and Ronald Reagan. Greenberg also reveals the human (and humorous) side of our thirtieth president and explains why this seemingly distant man was so popular with the American people. At a time of social upheaval and ...
Still, even in the absence of first-order crisis, forceful and persuasive presidents——Jefferson, Jackson, James K. Polk, Theodore Roosevelt, Harry Truman, John F. Kennedy, Ronald Reagan, George W. Bush——are able to impose their own ...
The American Presidents Series: The 30th President, 1923-1929 David Greenberg Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. Calvin Coolidge This page intentionally left blank. Introduction When Ronald Reagan was.
The American Presidents Series: The 30th President, 1923-1929 David Greenberg Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. This page intentionally left blank. Introduction When Ronald Reagan was elected president of the United.
When Ronald Reagan was elected president of the United States in November 1980, he pledged to restore certain old-fashioned values to public life: patriotism and piety, hard work and thrift. To underscore the point, one of the first ...
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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