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Calvin Coolidge, his first biography.
R. M. Washburn
|LC Classifications||E792 .W32|
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|Number of Pages||48|
|LC Control Number||24006124|
“The Life of Calvin Coolidge” by Horace Green was one of several biographies of Coolidge published in during the first months of his presidency. Green was a contemporary (and seemingly an acquaintance) of Coolidge and may be best known for his biography “General Grant’s Last Stand.” Green died in Coolidge published an autobiography in and wrote a syndicated newspaper column, "Calvin Coolidge Says," from He died suddenly of coronary thrombosis at his home, "The Beeches," at p.m. in Northampton on January 5, at the age of Born: July 4, , Plymouth, Vermont.
Published in , Claude Fuess's “Calvin Coolidge: The Man from Vermont” is one of the earliest cradle-to-grave biographies of Coolidge. Fuess was a historian, author and educator who spent four decades at Phillips Academy (first as a teacher and then as headmaster). He died in at the age of Although not quite an. Amity Shlaes, author of The Forgotten Man, delivers a brilliant and provocative reexamination of America’s thirtieth president, Calvin Coolidge, and the decade of unparalleled growth that the nation enjoyed under his leadership. In this riveting biography, Shlaes traces Coolidge’s improbable rise from a tiny town in New England to a youth so unpopular he was shut out of college /5(13).
Calvin Coolidge; his first biography; from cornerstone to capstone to the accession,. [R M Washburn] Print book: Biography: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Coolidge, Calvin, -- More like this. Amity Shlaes, author of The Forgotten Man, delivers a brilliant and provocative reexamination of America’s thirtieth president, Calvin Coolidge, and the decade of unparalleled growth that the nation enjoyed under his this riveting biography, Shlaes traces Coolidge’s improbable rise from a tiny town in New England to a youth so unpopular he was shut out of college fraternities.
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Subjects: Coolidge, Calvin, -- The Autobiography of Calvin Coolidge is an autobiography written by former United States President Calvin Coolidge. It was published inshortly after Coolidge left office. Coolidge's autobiography consisted of ab words, unusually short in comparison to the era's typical "long-winded" biographies and autobiographies.
Mr. Fehrman praised President Coolidge’s autobiography as one of the better works. President Coolidge’s book was published inshortly after he left the White House.
He grew up in rural Vermont and his first biography. book clearly shaped his attitude towards Cited by: An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip.
Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio An illustration of a " floppy disk. Calvin Coolidge; his first biography; by Washburn, R. (Robert Morris), Publication date [c] Topics Coolidge, Calvin, Publisher Boston.
Calvin Coolidge, in full John Calvin Coolidge, (born July 4,Plymouth, Vermont, U.S.—died January 5,Northampton, Massachusetts), 30th president of the United States (–29). Coolidge acceded to the presidency after the death in office of Warren G.
Harding, just as the Harding scandals were coming to light. * The first Coolidge biography I read was Amity Shlaes’s bestselling “Coolidge.” Shlaes provided by far the most informed and well-described perspective on Coolidge’s economic policy of any of the biographies I read and she proved a thoughtful defender of his reputation and legacy.
Coolidge devotes about a third of the book to his boyhood and education. The first chapter serves as a tribute to the hardworking Yankees of hi Not many presidents would be willing or able to cover the entirety of their careers in roughly pages (with wide margins at that), but Calvin Coolidge's famous brevity applied to the written as well /5(48).
John Calvin Coolidge Jr. was born on July 4, in Plymouth Notch, Windsor County, Vermont, the only US president to be born on Independence was the elder of the two children of John Calvin Coolidge Sr. (–) and Victoria Josephine Moor (–). Although named for his father, John, from early childhood Coolidge was addressed by his middle name, ed by: Warren G.
Harding. A brief [b]iography of Calvin [C]oolidge, from cornerstone to capstone, the A.B.C. Cover-title: His Excellency Calvin Coolidge, governor of Massachusetts, Republican candidate for vice-president of the United States. His first biography published by the Roosevelt club (incorporated) for its members, Boston, July Calvin Coolidge: The Quiet President is Donald McCoys biography of Coolidge.
McCoy was a professor of history at the University of Kansas for almost four decades, an author and a leading authority on midth century US history.
In addition to his biography of Coolidge, he was the author of The Presidency of Harry S. Truman/5. Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion.
Librivox Free Audiobook. Jenna Creech Podcast Intro Stats, 3e and Stats: Full text of "Calvin Coolidge; his first biography;". Sobel follows Coolidge from his childhood in Vermont, his college years at Amherst, his short time in the private sector, his governance of Massachusetts, his rise to the office of first vice-president, and finally, his president years.
The majority of the book focuses on Coolidge's political life from when he became the governor of Massachusetts until he left the president's office/5(56). The Calvin Coolidge wit was once described as ‘sharp and cold as a frost-etching on a windowpane.’ His humor completed his image as an old-fashioned Yankee.
He was thrifty, puritanical, moralistic and he even did farm chores. That image –Calvin Coolidge wit and all — proved reassuring while people abandoned traditional values during the Roaring 20s. My conclusion, after reading this book, is that Calvin Coolidge is grossly under-rated.
Actually, that’s not quite right, because to be under-rated, you first have to be known. As far as I can tell, nearly nobody in America today knows much if anything about Coolidge.
I certainly didn’t before reading this book. Yet not only is Coolidge a fascinating character study, his political life and. WASHBURN, R. Calvin Coolidge: His First Biography – The ABC Popular Edition.
Campaign Publication issued in multiple editions. Campaign Publication issued in multiple editions. Boston: The Roosevelt Club, Calvin Coolidge was president of the United States from to Coolidge was known for his quiet demeanor, which earned him the nickname "Silent Cal."Born:.
Coolidge wrote his own book, The Autobiography of Calvin Coolidge, published in It gives you a good sense of his economy of words. The last 50 pages cover his presidency and it’s interesting to read about his philosophy of presidential governance.
The most recent and comprehensive biography is Amity Shlaes’ Coolidge. She asks why such. A take on the Great Depression that you rarely see from mainstream writers, it did a great job cutting to the chase regarding Depression-era economics.
When I saw that Shlaes was doing a biography on Calvin Coolidge, all the better! First, this is very much a political biography/5().Robert Ferrell, one of America’s most distinguished historians, offers the first book-length account of the Coolidge presidency in thirty years, drawing on the recently opened papers of White House physician Joel T.
Boone to provide a more personal appraisal of the .