THE PRESIDENCY: The White House Week: Feb. 7, 1927

¶The President and Mrs. Coolidge motored to Edgemoor, Washington suburb. There is the home of Harry S. New of Indiana, Postmaster General, whose dinner guests they were, and with them a dozen Hoosiers, including Author & Mrs. Booth Tarkington.

¶Grover Cleveland drank. Calvin Coolidge does not. In many another way the two-term Democrat and the two-term Republican differ. Cleveland is the first President whom Calvin Coolidge can remember. A word unites them. It is perhaps Calvin Coolidge's favorite: "character." He keynoted it in a recent speech (Armistice Day). He has used it in...

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