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Coolidge

(John) Calvin. 1872--1933, 30th president of the US (1923--29)
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Baker's tenacious and relentless hustle wore down Coolidge, but some unfortunate footwork helped decide the final.
In 1924, President Calvin Coolidge was nominated for a term of office in his own right at the Republican national convention in Cleveland.
Coolidge fares only slightly better, positioned in the bottom quartile of the same surveys (Denson 2001, 5-6).
Although not uncritical, David Greenberg's elegant biography, Calvin Coolidge (2006), published as part of Times Books's The American Presidents Series, credits his subject for understanding that "a president's achievement does not lie merely in the laws and policies he implements," but also in "how a president gauges, guides, and gives expression to the mood of the people he leads.
After rising through the ranks of Massachusetts politics (while governor, he broke a policeman's strike in Boston, winning praise from constituents in the throes of the Red Scare), Coolidge took office in 1923 upon the death of Warren G.
And while the journey through Coolidge can be dull at times, Shlaes demonstrates that there's something to be said for boring chief executives.
Coolidge, a Massachusetts governor who had gained a national reputation by facing down a Boston police strike--"There is no right to strike against the public safety by anybody, anywhere, any time," he had declared--was chosen to be Harding's running mate.
The decision was made not long after founder Tony Coolidge screened Voices in the Clouds and gave a lecture at Tung Fang Design University.
Convinced that undergraduate students loved statistics, they just did not know it yet, Coolidge (U.
So say psychologist Coolidge and archaeologist Wynn, who boldly transform studies of stones, bones and molecules into educated guesstimates about Neandertal thinking and personality.
We have lived all our lives with this, and Clark Coolidge is one of our stellar exemplars.