Grove Oration

April 24, 2014

Title: An Oration at his Graduation from Amherst College Date: June 1, 1895 Location: Amherst, Massachusetts Context: An annual tradition at Amherst College, Calvin Coolidge was voted by his classmates to deliver a humorous address at graduation. (Original document available here) The mantle of truth falls upon the Grove Orator on condition that he wear it wrong side out. […]

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