By Rosalind Russell
The police strike and the mayhem that made an not noticeable governor, Calvin Coolidge, identified all through the United States, turning him right into a nationwide hero and, ultimately, a president. It additionally created a monster: for 2 days, greater than 700,000 citizens of Boston's city center have been with no police defense, and the mob governed the streets.
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