THE PRESIDENCY: The Coolidge Week: Feb. 27, 1928

¶ It was a quiet, routine, rather lonely week for President Coolidge. Mrs. Coolidge was recovering from a cold—nothing serious, but the lumbago that went with it made her feel like not going anywhere. The President went to a dinner given by Secretary of the Interior Hubert Work in the Pan-American Union building—the first dinner "out" (except for stag affairs) that he had attended without his wife since going to Washington as Vice President in 1921. Mr. & Mrs. John D. Rockefeller Jr. were there, among several dozen others. Mrs. Rockefeller fancies...

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