Video: Prager U on Calvin Coolidge, the best president you don’t know

Video: Prager U on Calvin Coolidge, the best president you don’t know

Who’s the most underrated president in American history? Here’s a hint: He was the 30th president. Here’s another: His name is Calvin Coolidge.

Americans today place enormous pressure on presidents to “do something”… anything, to get the economy going. There was one president, though, Calvin Coolidge, who did “nothing” — other than shrink government. What happened? America’s economy boomed. Is there a lesson to be learned? Award-winning author, historian, and biographer Amity Shlaes thinks so.

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