What Calvin Coolidge Got Right About America

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Calvin Coolidge is a bit of a forgotten man. Our nation’s 30th president sits on a relatively quiet spot on the national timeline courtesy of preceding the dramatic upheavals of the Great Depression and WWII that tend to dominate the historical record. As such, he has no great triumphs or tragedies, scandals or large-scale projects to go down in the books. He tends to be glossed over in large part due to…




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