Press Conference, August 13, 1926

July 23, 2020

Date: August 13, 1926 Location: White Pine Camp – Paul Smiths, NY (Original document available here) Mr. Hoover and I didn’t discuss to any extent the possibilities of the development of commercial aviation. The immediate question before the Department is the carrying out of the provisions recently enacted into law. It has mostly to do […]

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Press Conference, February 9, 1926

July 7, 2020

Date: February 9, 1926 Location: Washington, D.C. (Original document available here) I haven’t seen the statement of Representative Davey, of Ohio. If he did say that 100,000 civilian employees of the Government could be dismissed and $500,000,000 annually saved without reducing the efficiency of the Government service, I don’t think I should agree with him. […]

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