"Straight Talk"
A Symposium Sponsored by the
Calvin Coolidge Memorial Foundation
JFK Presidential Library & Museum, Boston. MA
Thursday, October 7, 2010

  • Carl Sferrazza Anthony, expert on political and social
    power of presidential wives and families
  • Michael S. Dukakis, former Governor of Massachusetts
  • Sarwar A. Kashmeri, author of America and Europe after
  • Martha Joyce Kumar, PhD, author of Managing the
    Presidential Message
  • David Pietrusza, author, Silent Cal's Almanack: The
    Homespun Wit & Wisdom of Vermont's Calvin Coolidge
  • Amity Shlaes, author, The Forgotten Man: A New History
    of the Great Depression
  • Joseph J. Thorndike, PhD, Director of the Tax History
    Project at Tax Analysis, Visiting Scholar in History at the
    University of Virginia
  • Garland S. Tucker III, author of The High Tide of
    American Conservatism: Davis, Coolidge and the 1924
  • Milton G. Valera, President of the National Notary
  • L. John Van Til, PhD, professor and author, Not "Silent
    Cal," Thinking Cal: Correcting the Faulty Historical Image
    of Calvin Coolidge
David Pietrusza at the JFK Library
David Pietrusza
Amity Shlaes and David Pietrusza
Carl S. Anthony