National Affairs: Democrat Coolidge

"Here about us, in this place of beauty and reverence, lies the mortal dust of a noble host, to whom we have come to pay our tribute, as thousands of other like gatherings will do throughout our land."

So saying, Calvin Coolidge plunged into his Memorial Day Address at Arlington National Cemetery. From the subject of the dead who lay about him, he turned to discussion of the basic principles of government for which they had fought. And going over those principles, he chose to emphasize the question of States' Rights—the ancient basic doctrine...

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