THE PRESIDENCY: The Coolidge Week: Oct. 31, 1927

¶It was a busy-buzzing week at the White House, cramjam full of people and small incidents yet free from the strain of any really pressing situations. President Coolidge seemed exceptionally affable—save for a moment here & there (see "FESS INCIDENT")—and unwontedly loquacious—except at times such as when onetime (1919-21) Governor Henry J. Allen of Kansas talked at length about the necessity of President Coolidge's renomination. The President's sole reply to his caller's long speech was: "How's crops?"

¶The President unveiled in the Botanical Gardens a statue of Major General George Gordon...

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