Calvin Coolidge Skipped Town and Went Fishing for Three Months (While He was President)

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Calvin Coolidge Skipped Town and Went Fishing for Three Months (While He was President)

Wednesday, 11 March

Widely known as a taciturn man who liked public gatherings even less than he liked people, Calvin Coolidge was often ridiculed by the press -- reporters regularly followed his movements in hopes of gathering new, ridiculous anecdotes about him. So it's no surprise that about 30 reporters followed him when he headed off for a fishing-themed vacation in the Black Hills of South Dakota... but what happens when the President decides his three-week vacation will last for three months? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
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