The Busy Bee, August 1, 1919

The Busy Bee, August 1, 1919

When former President Theodore Roosevelt – the clear favourite for the 1920 Republican Presidential nomination – died suddenly in January 1919, the race became wide open. With such a multitude of potential candidates having the proverbial ‘bee in their bonnets’, the G.O.P. Presidential bee could not keep up. In the end HArding won the Republican nomination and, with Calvin Coolidge as his running mate, went on to become President.

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