A Puritan in Babylon: The Story of Calvin Coolidge

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Adams, John T., Chairman of Repub. Nat'l Committee, 261
Adams House ( Boston), C. C.'s residence in, 73, 118, 138, 160, 185, 214-215
Alexander, Magnus W., circular about Coolidge interview, 169-170
Allen, Henry J., vocal against Senate cabal at 1920 Repub. Nat'l Convention, 208
America, Coolidge says "the business of, is business,"253, 264-265, 282, 292
American Federation of Labor, right to organize policemen challenged, 151; Boston police forbidden to join, 154; Storrow Committee attitude toward police membership in, 154, 156; C. C. addresses, 155; affiliation with, basic issue for C. C. in police crisis, 158; C. C.'s defiance to, 166; C. C.'s labor record satisfactory to, 182
American Revolution, C. C.'s prize essay on, 46-47
American Statesmen series, C. C.'s reading of, 67
Amherst College, C. C.'s undergraduate days at, 32-44; bill for sewer construction at, 110, 115; C. C. discussed at 1915 dinner of Boston alumni, 115
Anderson, Benjamin M., Jr., economist of Chase Nat'l Bank, warnings of, 346
Andrews, Charles A., college classmate, on C. C. as debater, 35; on C. C.'s reaction to the depression, 427
Arlington Military Cemetery, burial of unknown soldiers at, 232
Atlantic seaboard, reversion to violence along, 147
Atterbury, W. W., advance copies of Pres. Coolidge's message for consolidation of railroads furnished to, 281; White House guest, 335
"Autobiography," negotiations for the publishing of, 414-415; writing of, 422- 423
Automobile, C. C.'s attitude toward, 56- 57, 65-66, 343
Bailey, Willis J., on leader in reduction of Federal Reserve bank discount rate, 370n.
Baltimore Sun, read by C. C. for politics, 234
Bank of England, increasing strain on, 331; Federal Reserve System cheap money policy as aid to, 332
Bank of France, purchase of sterling forced on, 331
Barnes, William, at 1924 Nat'l Convention, 299n.
Barron, Clarence W., picks C. C. as "a man of destiny," 145, 171; White House guest, 332
Bartlett, John H., anecdote of C. C.'s conversation, 142
"Beeches, The," C. C.'s last home, 423, 426
Beeckman, R. Livingston, outburst against Senatorial leadership at 1920 convention, 208
Bennington ( Vt.), C. C. at dedication of baffle monument, 29-31
Bible, read by C. C. to grandfather, 13
Bicknell, Harry E., his race against C. C. for mayor of Northampton, 84-86
Black Hills, summer White House and C. C.'s reception in, 352; C. C. retching in cowboy togs of, 352-353; C. C. unhappy in latter days in, 363
Black River Academy, C. C. in, 23-29; C. C.'s letter to father from, 34.


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