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Great war & Jazz period (1914-1928)
Calvin Coolidge stands beside radio devices used top top automobiles during the presidential campaign in 1924
Before that historical broadcast, radio had played a huge role in Coolidge"s win in the 1924 presidential election.
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The night before the election, Coolidge made history when the biggest radio audience ever before tuned in to the transfer of his final project speech. Coolidge won the choice easily, and in March, american listened because that the very first time to their president take it the oath that office on the radio.