THE PRESIDENCY: World Statesman

There was something impressive about the return of Calvin Coolidge, sunburned and filled out after three months on a small Wisconsin river, to a Washington full of national politics and governmental odds and ends. He gave the politics some attention. He issued some orders in connection with the Budget Bureau's forecast of a $94,000,000 deficit, chief of the odds and ends. But the sphere to which he chiefly applied himself was the grand one of International Relations. It was as if he felt he had conquered his own nation politically and economically and...

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