Essays, Papers & Addresses

1998 Symposium at JFK Presidential Library

An academic conference on Calvin Coolidge was held at the John F. Kennedy Library on July 30 & 31, 1998 in conjunction with the 75th Anniversary of the Homestead Inaugural. The following papers were delivered during that conference.

Richard Norton Smith Calvin, We Hardly Knew Ye: Keynote Address 
Robert Novak  Coolidge’s Legacy 
Hugh Sidey  Coolidge’s Relevance 
Hendrik Booraem Coolidge and the Zen of Politics: How An Aloof, Reticent and Austere Man Achieved Success in Politics
Michael S. Dukakis From the Legislature to the Corner Office: An Assessment of Coolidge’s Performance as a Massachusetts Political Leader
Sheldon M. Stern  William Allen White and the Origins of the Coolidge Stereotype
Alvin S. Felzenberg Calvin Coolidge and Race: His Record in Dealing with the Racial Tensions of the 1920s
Robert Sobel  Coolidge and American Business

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