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The Quotable Calvin Coolidge: Sensible Words for a New Century
Calvin Coolidge has long been dismissed as silent, and with little to say. This collection of over 250 quotations reveals the concise, direct, even eloquent way he stated his views on issues still relevant to the interests of contemporary America. The quotations cited by date and circumstances are organized alphabetically for use by speakers, writers, researchers, and ...more
Hardcover, 184 pages
Published January 1st 2001 by Images From The Past
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Someone recently asked who my favorite president was. Over the years I've had a few, but eliminated them when I read more about them. For the longest time I thought it was Teddy Roosevelt, but read how once he was out riding his horse and a dog barked at him so he shot and killed it. From there it went down hill fast. The family favorite was Calvin Coolidge. He and my great grandfather, who lived in the next town, wrote each other on numerous subjects. I grew up gazing at some of these letters ...more
John Calvin Coolidge, Jr. was the thirtieth President of the United States (1923–1929). A Republican lawyer from Vermont, Coolidge worked his way up the ladder of Massachusetts state politics, eventually becoming governor of that state. His actions during the Boston Police Strike of 1919 thrust him into the national spotlight. Soon after, he was elected as the twenty-ninth Vice President in 1920 ...more