THE PRESIDENCY: The White House Week: Dec. 6, 1926


The White House Week

¶And all through the White House scarcely a sound was heard—for it was Thanksgiving Day. In the morning, the President read his newspapers, scanned his mail. Before noon the calm grew more profound, for the President and Mrs. Coolidge together with Mr. and Mrs. Frank W. Stearns of Boston and Attorney General John Garibaldi Sargent had departed for worship at the Metropolitan Methodist Episcopal Church,* where Bishop William F. McDowell preached. Upon their return, the five lunched lightly. Then the President napped while the rest of...

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