Press Conference, December 31, 1926

February 9, 2021

Date: December 31, 1926 Location: Washington, DC (Original document available here) I don’t know of any developments in the Mexican situation that haven’t already been made public. I am not advised concerning what plans the Treasury Department may have for denaturing alcohol other than reports that have been given out by Secretary Mellon. Nothing more […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, September 11, 1930

February 4, 2021

Date: September 11, 1930 Location: Saranac Inn, NY (Original document available here) From the time when President Washington negotiated the Jay treaty with England up to the present hour, almost every important agreement ratified with a foreign power has been accompanied in this country by bitter criticism of our own government and wholesale assaults upon […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, February 2, 1931

December 16, 2020

Date: February 2, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA Summary: Coolidge praises the friendly relationship between the U.S. and Canada. (Original document available here) The visit of Prime Minister Bennett of the Dominion of Canada to Washington emphasizes the friendly relations of two American nations. He reported to the press that he had no important business to transact […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, August 28, 1930

December 14, 2020

Date: August 28, 1930 Location: Northampton, MA Summary: Coolidge defends agreements limiting the international naval arms race. (Original document available here) The allegations in the recent criticisms of one of the English naval reactionaries that the limitation treaty leaves their navy in distinctly second place, after being compared with the similar statements by some of […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, August 13, 1930

December 10, 2020

Date: August 13, 1930 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) The peace-time services of the Navy are very important. In exploration Admiral Peary was the first to reach the North Pole, while Admiral Byrd was the first to fly over both the North and South Poles. They increased the sum of human knowledge. In […]

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