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There is just enough variation contained in the content of each book written about each President that one which is poorly written will drag the overall quality of the whole... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Stinson E. Humphrey
Now I realize there was a Goldwater and Reagan before '64 and '80.
Seems Reagan took a page from silent Cal and mastered the power of mass media.
An enjoyable read!
It's the best of both worlds; not all politics, a lot of of his personal history, his upbringing and his personality shine through. I would recommend it!Published 8 months ago by slow runner
The story of Calvin Coolidge is a uniquely American tale. Reclusive and shy, Coolidge seemed an unlikely candidate for president. Read morePublished 12 months ago by James Norwood
First, I want to be clear - I thought this book was very well written and easy to follow. The author did a great job of present Mr. Coolidge. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Amazon Customer
I read all the Biographies of the Presidents by way of the Presidential series. If you are going to do it, read John Hancock first because he was the first Continental Congress... Read morePublished 18 months ago by Frank Anderson
A short and concise treatment of our thirtieth president which would probably have suited him well - brevity and to-the-point speaking and writing were his 'signature. Read morePublished on May 27, 2013 by Philip Deitsch
Calvin Coolidge didn't do much.
Take the event which catapulted him into national prominence-- his decision as Governor of Massachusetts to fire and replace the Boston... Read more
If one looks at the purpose of "The American Presidents" series as to give a succinct summary of both "the man" and "the administration(s)" of each American President, then David... Read morePublished on March 17, 2013 by Zachary Koenig