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    Death in the White House

    Panelists talked about Presidents Franklin Pierce, Calvin Coolidge, Abraham Lincoln and John Kennedy, who all lost sons during their time in office. This panel was part of the event…

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    First Lady Grace Coolidge

    Amity Shlaes and Cyndy Bittinger talked about the life and influence of first lady Grace Coolidge and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included role…

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    Book Discussion on Why Coolidge Matters

    Charles Johnson talked about his book, Why Coolidge Matters: Leadership Lessons from America’s Most Underrated President, in which he recounts President Calvin Coolidge’s tenure…

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    Q & A with Amity Shlaes

    Bloomberg correspondent and author Amity Shlaes talked about her biography of the 30th President of the United States, Coolidge, in which she traces the life of Calvin Coolidge from his…

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    Lessons from President Calvin Coolidge for President Obama

    Economic experts talked about lessons from the Calvin Coolidge administration for President Obama. Among the issues they discussed were the middle class, tax policy, the budget…

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    Book Discussion on The High Tide of American Conservatism

    Garland Tucker, III, talked about the 1924 presidential election between John Davis and Calvin Coolidge, the last time that both parties fielded conservative candidates. He responded…

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    Coolidge Administration Communications and Tax Policy

    A panel discussion was held on the communications and tax policies of President Calvin Coolidge
    This was the closing panel at the 50th Anniversary of the Calvin Coolidge Memorial Foundation…

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    President Coolidge's Political Philosophy

    Presidential scholar David Pietrusza reflected on the legacy of President Calvin Coolidge. He looked at the forces that shaped the 30th president’s political philosophy and why…

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    The Character of Calvin Coolidge

    A panel discussion was held on the morals, religious grounding, and character of President Calvin Coolidge. The panelists also responded to questions submitted by members of the…

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    Calvin Coolidge, Master Politician

    Former Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis, 1988 Democratic nominee for president and a native son of Massachusetts, shared his thoughts on the “master politician,” Calvin…

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    Grace Coolidge's Influence on President Coolidge

    Historian Carl Sferrazza Anthony, author of the two-volume First Ladies: The Saga of the Presidents' Wives and Their Power, reflected on first lady Grace Coolidge’s influence on the…

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    Calvin Coolidge Museum Dedication

    A dedication ceremony was held for the new Calvin Coolidge Museum and Education Center at the historic site where he was born and sworn in as president. Numerous state dignitaries…

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    Calvin Coolidge and His Approach to Politics

    Senator Patrick Leahy and Governor Jim Douglas talked about former President Calvin Coolidge’s “civil approach to politics,” and the need for more of his approach in…

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    Book Discussion on Silent Cal's Almanack

    David Pietrusza, author of 1920: The Year of the Six Presidents, profiles America’s 30th president, Calvin Coolidge.  Mr. Pietrusza presents a collection of President…

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    Book Discussion on Silent Cal's Almanack

    David Pietrusza talked about his book Silent Cal’s Almanack: The Homespun Wit and Wisdom of Vermont’s Calvin Coolidge (CreateSpace; August 19, 2008).
    He was interviewed at the…

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    After Words with David Pietrusza

    David Pietrusza was interviewed about his book 1920: The Year of the Six Presidents, published by Carroll and Graf. The presidential election of 1920 was the only time in the…

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    Presidential Biography Panel

    Presidential biographers talked about the challenges faced by three very different presidencies. Topics included Jackson’s search for a broader democracy in the 1830s,…

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    Presidential Biography Panel

    A panel of presidential biographers discussed the presidencies of Thomas Jefferson, Gerald Ford, and Calvin Coolidge. They discussed how these presidents are understood in contemporary…

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    Presidential History Tour: Calvin Coolidge

    As part of a presidential history tour, Mr. Smith led a group to Calvin Coolidge’s birthplace, family home, summer White House, and burial site at Plymouth Notch,…

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    Book Discussion on The Quotable Calvin Coolidge

    Mr. Hannaford talked about the book he edited The Quotable Calvin Coolidge: Sensible Words for the New Century, published by Images from the Past. The book contains familiar and…

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