Citizen Calvin Coolidge, in spite of himself, was back in the news last week. The New York Evening Post advertised and republished his article on national defense. The National Geographic Society elected him a director. And he went trout-fishing in Connecticut without a license.

The last was not as bad as it sounds. He caught 16 trout, weighing about 15 Ibs., but he caught them in the privately-stocked preserve of onetime (1911-29) Senator George Payne McLean near Simsbury. Fishing without a license on a private preserve breaks no Connecticut law. And, anyway,...

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