The Roaring Twenties – the end.

“What the hell has Hoover got to do with it (his salary being larger than that of the President). Besides, I had a better year than he did.”       Babe Ruth 1930 Coolidge had been reluctant to choose Hoover as his successor and on one occasion he remarked that “for six years that man has given me unsolicited advice – all of it bad.” Coolidge had no desire, however, to split the party and did not intervene in the selection of…