THE PRESIDENCY: The Coolidge Week: Aug. 16, 1926

¶People bustled about, put valises in automobiles, despatched trunks. President and Mrs. Coolidge boarded a special train leaving the Adirondacks at 8 a. m., sat on the observation car drinking in the fresh air, scenery, plaudits. At Burlington, Vt., Mrs. Coolidge's girlhood home, the President graciously yielded the spotlight to his wife, who was surrounded by a merry group of girls from the University of Vermont, the First Lady's Alma Mater. "Hello, Sally," she said. "Why, Mary, is this your boy?" All then, including Mrs. Coolidge, joined in a hearty rendition of...

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