Coolidge On The Air: Christmas Eve Broadcast of 1922

December 22, 2017

By: Jerry L. Wallace It was Christmas Eve of 1922. In their suite at the New Willard Hotel, Calvin and Grace Coolidge sat down before Mrs. Coolidge’s radio set—she being an early radio enthusiast—and heard one of early radio’s more memorable broadcasts. That night, 95 years ago, the Coolidges would “listen in” as Mr. Coolidge, […]

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Vice President [1921-1923]

December 22, 2017

Vice President Calvin Coolidge’s Message to the American People, December 24, 1922 Broadcast Nationwide Over the General Electric Radio Station, WGY, Christmas Eve, 1922[1] “When the first Christmas came to mankind it brought the assurance that their faith and hope were justified.  It revealed the existence of an everlasting righteousness.  It established the foundation of the […]

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Address to the Convention of the National Education Association

November 24, 2015

For almost a century and a half the Fourth of July has been marked as Independence Day. It has been given over to the contemplation of those principles and those institutions which America peculiarly represents. In times gone by the exuberance of youth and the consciousness of power recently gained has often made it an occasion for boastfulness. Long orations have been made, which consisted for the most part of a reassurance to ourselves and a notice to the world that we were a great Nation. Those days are past. Our own people need no reassurance, the world needs no notice, of this long self evident conclusion. Our country has not ceased to glory in its strength, but it has come to a realization that it must have something more than numbers and wealth, something more than a fleet and an army, to satisfy the longing of the soul. It knows that to power must be added wisdom, and to greatness must be added morality. It is no longer so solicitous to catalogue the powers which it possesses, as to direct those great forces for the spiritual advancement of the American people at home and the discharge of the obligations to humanity abroad. America is turning from the things that are seen to the things that are unseen.

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Order Your Coolidge Poster!

March 18, 2015

Order your Coolidge quote poster today! These posters are great for anyone who loves Coolidge! Put them up in your classroom, display them on your office wall, they’re great for anyone who wants to draw inspiration from America’s thirtieth president! Just $13 per poster (this price includes shipping and handling costs).

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