Press Conference, August 3, 1928

February 19, 2021

Date: August 3, 1928 Location: Superior, Wisconson (Original document available here) I am glad that the French and British have made an agreement relative to the limitation of auxiliary warships, if that is true. I have no information concerning the terms of the agreement, so I could not express any option as to whether it would interest […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, October 2, 1930

January 29, 2021

Date: October 2, 1930 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) Some time ago one of these dispatches referred to the difference in policy between the United States and the League of Nations concerning national defense. We have sought security through disarmament while the League members have emphasized the necessity of a large force to […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, November 25, 1930

January 26, 2021

Date: November 25, 1930 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) Europe is always so much interested in having some agreement whereby the United States will undertake to assume Europe’s burdens that any rumor to that effect is widely circulated and credited. The proposal for a consultative pact to supplement the peace and naval limitation […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, March 20, 1931

January 19, 2021

Date: March 20, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) The voyage of President Hoover will direct public attention to the importance of our insular possessions. For the most part they came to us as the result of the Spanish War. In population they are about fourteen and one-half million people. The annual trade with […]

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