The Presidency of Calvin Coolidge

The Presidency of Calvin Coolidge

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Baker & Taylor
An assessment of Coolidge's presidency draws on the recently opened papers of his White House physician for hitherto unknown personal information and exonerates Coolidge for the failures of his party's foreign policy, but holds him accountable for not having warned Wall Street against the overspeculation that caused the Depression.

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The first book-length assessment of Coolidge's presidency in thirty years draws on the recently opened papers of his White House physician for hitherto unknown personal information. Ferrell (history, Indiana U.) exonerates Coolidge for the failures of his party's foreign policy, but holds him accountable for having had insufficient economic savvy to warn Wall Street against the overspeculation that caused the Depression. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Publisher: Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, 1998.
ISBN: 9780700608928
0700608923
Branch Call Number: 973.915 FER
Characteristics: xi, 244 p., [6] l. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.

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