Press Conference, February 24, 1928

September 22, 2020

Date: February 24, 1928 Location: Washington, DC (Original document available here) I talked with Mayor Thompson concerning the problem of flood control. There was nothing special that I said to him other than what is contained in my annual message to the Congress. We talked more especially about the financing of the cost of flood […]

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Press Conference, February 28, 1928

September 22, 2020

Date: February 28, 1928 Location: Washington, DC (Original document available here) I understand that the Senate Committee is starting in to draft a flood control bill. I have talked with various members of the House and the Senate that are interested in this legislation with a view to seeing if I could not compose the […]

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Press Conference, December 2, 1927

August 28, 2020

Date: Friday, December 2, 1927 Location: Washington, D.C. (Original document available here) I expect that some program for farther cruiser construction will be presented to the incoming Congress. We have only provided for the construction of 8 cruisers since I have been President and a good many of our cruisers I think are of old […]

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Press Conference, April 13, 1928

August 25, 2020

Date: April 13, 1928 Location: Washington, D.C. (Original document available here) I think I knew about the letter sent by the Speaker of the House and the President of the Puerto Rican Senate to the resident Puerto Rican Commissioner here. That is apparently a matter between them and not a matter that requires any comment […]

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