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Listening to "Silent Cal" Coolidge

Friday, March 22, 2013

Coolidge was president in the 1920s when the U.S. faced crises with public sector unions, wars abroad and violence on its southern border. Charles Johnson says we should listen and learn from "Silent Cal" today. He is the author of Why Coolidge Matters: Leadership Lessons from America's Most Underrated President (Encounter Books, 2013).

 

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Comments [1]

Please ask about CC's role in the causes of the great depression

Here an interesting quote I just found on Wikipedia:
Coolidge had been reluctant to choose Hoover as his successor; on one occasion he remarked that "for six years that man has given me unsolicited advice—all of it bad”

Mar. 22 2013 11:32 AM

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