Monthly Archives: July 2014

The “Romance” of Calvin and Grace Coolidge

Calvin and Grace Coolidge had a unique relationship, helped in no small part by their mutually wonderful senses of humor. When former First Lady Grace Coolidge was a widow, a reporter requested an interview. Genial by nature, Mrs. Coolidge was … Continue reading

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Lincoya: Andrew Jackson’s Indian Son

Andrew Jackson, Indian fighter, with no love lost on his enemies, adopted a Creek Indian baby and raised him as his own.  Andrew Jackson: Becoming the General At age forty, Andrew Jackson had been a major figure in Tennessee for … Continue reading

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Mrs. Harding and Mrs. McLean

For fifty years, Florence Kling Harding was a lonely woman, with few, if any, real friends. The Embattled Duchess Florence Kling (1860-1924) was the daughter of Marion, Ohio’s wealthiest and nastiest businessmen. His tyrannical ways resulted in Florence’s youthful escape … Continue reading

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Destiny of the Republic: A Book Review

Its subtitle, “A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President” says it all. The Assassination of James A. Garfield Shooting a President, his lingering death, unbelievably incompetent doctors and a deranged assassin makes for a fine and … Continue reading

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