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Calvin Coolidge

Calvin Coolidge( )
Author: Greenberg, David
Editor: Schlesinger, Arthur M.
Series title:The American Presidents Ser.
ISBN:978-0-8050-6957-0
Publication Date:Dec 2006
Publisher:Henry Holt & Company
Imprint:Times Books
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $30.00
Book Description:

The austere president who presided over the Roaring Twenties and whose conservatism masked an innovative approach to national leadership

He was known as "Silent Cal." Buttoned up and tight-lipped, Calvin Coolidge seemed out of place as the leader of a nation plunging headlong into the modern era. His six years in office were a time of flappers, speakeasies, and a stock market boom, but his focus was on cutting taxes, balancing the federal budget, and promoting...
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Book Details
Pages:224
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Presidents & Heads Of State
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.5 x 0.63 Inches
Book Weight:0.902 Pounds
Author Biography
Greenberg, David (Author)
Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. is renowned as a historian, a public intellectual, & a political activist. He served as a special assistant to President John F. Kennedy; won two Pulitzer Prizes, in 1946 for "The Age of Jackson" & in 1966 for "A Thousand Days," & in 1998 was the recipient of the National Humanities Medal. He lives in New York City.

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