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Unfortunately the author's liberal economic and political bias are all too evident in this work.
He learned the values of hard work and thrift and came to understand that one did not exalt oneself over others.
We aren't really treated to anything new or anything that we haven't already learned about Coolidge.
The story of Calvin Coolidge is a uniquely American tale. Reclusive and shy, Coolidge seemed an unlikely candidate for president. Read morePublished 1 month 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 4 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 6 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 15 months ago 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 17 months ago by Zachary Koenig
Loved it. Great reading. Silent Cal and I both born and raised in VT.He quite a bit more famous than I am!Published 18 months ago by Robert Sturk
gave this gift as a christmas present and he has not let the book down. it was accurate and in perfect conditionPublished 19 months ago by tony g
Unfortunately the author's liberal economic and political bias are all too evident in this work. Instead of examining accomplishments and their outcomes, opinions are expressed... Read morePublished 22 months ago by M. F. Luiten