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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(The term imperial presidency arose in the 1970s to describe the situation when the balance between power and accountability is upset in favor of the executive.) ...
(George W. Bush is counted our fortythird president, because Grover Cleveland, who served nonconsecutive terms, is counted twice.) Of the parade of presidents, a dozen or so lead the polls periodically conducted by historians and xvi l.
President from 1923, when he acceded to the office upon the sudden death of Warren Harding, until 1929, when he retired after forswearing a second full term, Coolidge was enormously popular throughout his tenure—an icon of his era every ...
Throughout his two terms in office, Reagan perused Coolidge speeches and biographies; after his 1985 cancer surgery, Reagan was seen in his recovery room reading a book about Silent Cal. His staff brought to the White ...
Of course, teaching a boy that waste is a moral wrong, as "The Coolidge wit has giwn rise to a term in biology, “the Coolidge Effect." According to a stor_\,'—-probably apocryphal--Coolidge and his wife were touring a farm when Mrs.
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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