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  • Student Debate on Presidents Coolidge and Reagan
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    Student Debate on Presidents Coolidge and Reagan

    High school and college students debated the question: “Coolidge v. Reagan: Which president is the better model for GOP candidates today?” During the debate, participants discussed the…

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  • Presidents Coolidge and Reagan
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    Presidents Coolidge and Reagan

    Historians and former legislators talk about which president, Calvin Coolidge or Ronald Reagan, is the better model for contemporary Republican candidates. They spoke about the foreign policy legacy of…

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  • Presidents Home in Photographs and History
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    President's Home in Photographs and History

    Vicki Goldberg, author of the book The White House: The President’s Home in Photographs and History, shared some of her favorite images of presidents and their families when they lived at…

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  • Coolidge Administration Communications and Tax Policy
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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…

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  • The Character of Calvin Coolidge
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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 audience.…

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  • Calvin Coolidge Master Politician
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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 Coolidge of Vermont. He…

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  • President Coolidges Political Philosophy
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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 “Silent Cal” never wasted or minced words.…

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  • Calvin Coolidge Museum Dedication
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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 attended…

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  • Grace Coolidges Influence on President Coolidge
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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 30th president and their…

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  • Calvin Coolidge and His Approach to Politics
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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 contemporary political debate. President Coolidge’s…

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  • First Lady Grace Coolidge
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    First Lady Grace Coolidge

    The panel talked about the life and times of President Coolidge’s wife, Grace Coolidge. They talked about her work with deaf students at the Clarke School of the Deaf, specifically her…

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  • emGrace Coolidge From Northampton to the White Houseem
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    Grace Coolidge: From Northampton to the White House

    Mr. Anthony talked about the life and accomplishments of Grace Coolidge. He focused on her childhood and her teaching of deaf children. He also focused on her time as First Lady in the…

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