Calvin Coolidge Says, March 5, 1931

January 18, 2021

Date: March 5, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) The Senate has resolved that the executive department of the government should take no action concerning making foreign loans by the people of this country. Early in the Harding administration when credit was scarce and interest high, foreigners were borrowing our capital. There was […]

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Press Conference, October 14, 1924

October 8, 2020

Date: October 14, 1924 Location: Washington, DC (Original document available here) I had a very pleasant journey out to Pittsburgh. I was very much pleased with the reception that all the people gave us and was interested in studying the development of that industrial center. It isn’t certain whether I can attend the unveiling of […]

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Press Conference, October 25, 1927

August 13, 2020

Date: October 25, 1927 Location: Washington, DC (Original document available here) There isn’t any further comment that I care to make regarding the action that is usually taken by the State Dept. relative to foreign loans. I don’t know just what is meant by this question, that some of the State Department is divided in […]

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Press Conference, April 7, 1925

June 2, 2020

Date: April 7, 1925 Location: Washington, D.C. (Original document available here) I didn’t have any ulterior motive in my remarks of a week ago in relation to loans to foreign governments. I don’t think any inferences ought to be drawn from it. I thought they were clear enough and plain enough – simply a restatement […]

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