National Affairs: Family

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It is not easy to be married to a national cynosure. Persons who watched Mrs. Coolidge preparing to return from secluded Brule for another autumn and winter in busy, coming-and-going official Washington, guessed that she did so with a certain conscious gathering of her forces.

She had the comfort of knowing that it would soon be over now. Even if Mr. Hoover should be elected and appoint Calvin Coolidge to the Supreme Court or something, or if it were decided to continue living in Washington anyway, the strain of being First...

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