Much of the battle waged on social media, where people who don't live in Coolidge
argued over the policy.
The $20,000 Coolidge
Prize will be awarded to the author for a submission of up to three published articles or blog posts of fewer than 800 words each.
In 1924, President Calvin Coolidge
was nominated for a term of office in his own right at the Republican national convention in Cleveland.
fares only slightly better, positioned in the bottom quartile of the same surveys (Denson 2001, 5-6).
It is as true in politics as in war that the victors get to write the history" wrote Hannaford, the editor of The Quotable Calvin Coolidge
And while the journey through Coolidge
can be dull at times, Shlaes demonstrates that there's something to be said for boring chief executives.
, 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.
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.
Convinced that undergraduate students loved statistics, they just did not know it yet, Coolidge
When Calvin and Grace Coolidge
moved into the White House, they were not alone.
So say psychologist Coolidge
and archaeologist Wynn, who boldly transform studies of stones, bones and molecules into educated guesstimates about Neandertal thinking and personality.
Most recently, Coolidge
served as vice president, real estate and development at Hyatt Hotels Corporation.
After graduating, she took a teaching position at the Clarke School for the Deaf in Northampton, Massachusetts, and it was in Northampton that she met Calvin Coolidge
, then a lawyer with a modest legal practice who hoped to launch a political career.
, Asolo Rep artistic producing director Michael Donald Edwards, Argus Foundation director Kerry Kirschner, comedian Les McCurdy and arts critic Richard Storm--and the panel moderator, our own Bob Plunket, threw in a few suggestions of his own.
It took me a long time to find out who Coolidge
was, but I finally tracked down the origin of the phrase to an apocryphal anecdote about an American president.