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    Silent Film of Calvin Coolidge 1925 Inauguration

    This silent film documents the March 4, 1925, presidential inauguration of Calvin Coolidge.

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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

    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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    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 as a style icon, her…

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    Modern First Ladies, Part 1

    Panelists discussed modern first ladies Florence Harding, Grace Coolidge, and Lou Hoover. “Paving the Way” was a panel at the 2015 Warren G. Harding Symposium, “The Modern First Ladies: Portraits…

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    Why Coolidge Matters

    Charles Johnson talked about his book, Why Coolidge Matters: Leadership Lessons from America’s Most Underrated President. He spoke at the 21st Annual Eagle Forum Collegians Summit, held at…

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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 “When Life Strikes…

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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 early days in Plymouth Notch,…

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    Life Portrait of Calvin Coolidge

    In the twenty-ninth in a series on American presidents, scholars and historians discussed the life and career of Calvin Coolidge. Among the issues they addressed were Coolidge’s early law…

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    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 and argues that his legacy…

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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 deficit, the…

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    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 to…

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    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 Coolidge’s speeches,…

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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

    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

    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 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

    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 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

    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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