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Archive: November 2016 (10 Posts)

A view looking past a digital display screen towards the doors of an indoor theater, with

Silent Cal, Not So Silent

Posted by: Mike Mashon

It’s ironic that Calvin Coolidge—30th President of the United States and a man so famously taciturn his nickname was Silent Cal—was also the first President to make wide use of mass communication. His December 1923 State of the Union address was the first time any President had appeared on radio and his March 1925 inauguration …