Calvin Coolidge Says, June 10, 1931

January 4, 2021

Date: June 10, 1931 Location: New York, NY Summary: Calvin Coolidge writes that while the President can consult with Senators and others on whom to appoint to various positions, the power to appoint individuals belongs to the President and the Senate confirms the appointment. (Original document available here) A long standing problem sometimes growing into the […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, February 4, 1931

December 16, 2020

Date: February 4, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA Summary: Coolidge writes on the importance of Congress. (Original document available here) Present conditions require the people to let the Congress know what they want done. That will usually prevent any need for future alarm. A great English writer has described the contortions that accompany the exorcism of an evil […]

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Press Conference, October 5, 1926

July 30, 2020

Date: October 5, 1926 Location: Washington, D.C. (Original document available here) The President: So far as I know nothing has developed in relation to the proposal that some one has made to purchase land south of Pennsylvania Avenue. I remarked about that the other day. The building program is in the hands of certain officials, […]

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Address of President Coolidge Before the Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution

May 12, 2020

Title: Address of President Coolidge Before the Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Date: April 16, 1928 Location: Washington, D.C. Context: President Calvin Coolidge Address to the Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Madame President General: Because this society is a patriotic organization formed to perpetuate the principles established by the […]

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