Training Youth for Character

May 20, 2020

Title: Training Youth for Character Date: May 1, 1926 Location: Washington, D.C. Context: Address before the National Council of the Boy Scouts of America The strength and hope of civilization lies in its power to adapt itself to changing circumstances. Development and character are not passive accomplishments. They can be secured only through action. The […]

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Press Conference, July 22, 1924

May 20, 2020

Date: July 22, 1924 Location: Washington D.C. (Original document available here) Here is an inquiry as to whether I have tentatively accepted an invitation to speak at Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn, on Labor Day. That brings to my attention a matter that perhaps I ought to make a somewhat specific statement about. I suppose every public […]

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