THE PRESIDENCY: The White House Week: Aug. 4, 1924

The White House Week

¶ John C. Coolidge, father of the President, turned his back on the White House, went home to the hills of Vermont. Ten days in the Capital were enough for him; besides, it was haying time. A Secret Service man was reported to have summed up the President and his father as: "They are just alike, only the old gentleman is more so."

¶ The President, by telephone, addressed a banquet of 53 Boy Scouts aboard the Leviathan, on which they were about...

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