So begins the tale of one of the most tragic figures in modern American history, as seen through the rather astigmatic vision of his mistress. In America, anybody can become president. In 1920, anybody did. Harding was a strikingly handsome man, a high school graduate of impenetrable ignorance whose only two qualifications for the presidency were that he looked and sounded presidential provided you didn't look or listen too closely. Ohio's "favorite son" at the nominating convention, he recognized his
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Published January 1, 1999
by Permanent Pr Pub Co.
History, Literature & Fiction.