Press Conference, February 15, 1929

August 31, 2020

Date: February 15, 1929 Location: Washington, D.C. (Original document available here) Within two or three weeks I conferred with some of the Senators relative to railroad consolidation legislation. They thought at that time it might be possible to secure the passage of a bill at this session. I do not think that later developments have […]

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Press Conference, December 13, 1927

August 27, 2020

Date: December 13, 1927 Location: Washington, D.C. (Original document available here) I have set out in my several messages to Congress my recommendations relative to coal legislation, sometimes in more detail than others, but in general that the Executive ought to be empowered to deal with an emergency, when one seemed to be impending, by […]

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Press Conference, September 9, 1927

August 21, 2020

Date: September 9, 1927 Location: Rapid City, SD (Original document available here) In common with what I am sure is the sentiment of all the American people, I can only express my great regret at the recent losses that have been met with in attempts to fly across the Atlantic, either from this side or […]

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Press Conference, July 26, 1927

August 21, 2020

Date: July 26, 1927 Location: Rapid City, SD I don’t know whether Secretary Wilbur is coming here. I am not exactly sure that he will come. I have expected him to, but undoubtedly he feels that it is necessary to stay in Washington at the present time on account of the Naval Limitation of Arms […]

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Press Conference, July 15, 1927

August 21, 2020

Date: July 15, 1927 Location: Rapid City, SD I was very much interested this morning to have a visit from a delegation of the National Woman’s Party. They are engaged in working for the Lucretia Mott amendment to the Federal Constitution providing a larger equality as I understand it between women and men than they […]

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