The Talkative President: The Off-The-Record Press Conferences of Calvin Coolidge

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CONTENTS
FOREWORD by Lyle C. Wilsonv
INTRODUCTION 1
I. A YANKEE IN THE WHITE HOUSE
1. Fundamental Vermont 7
2. The Press Conference 20
3. Life as President 35
II THE UNITED STATES AT HOME
4. Office of the President 53
5. The Role of Congress 87
6. Frugal Government 102
7. The Domestic Economy 113
III THE UNITED STATES ABROAD
8. The Defense Establishment 147
9. Debts and Reparations 174
10. The Old World and the New 201
11. Vexations of Imperial Power 222
12. Coping with China and Russia254
INDEX 267

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