Calvin Coolidge Says, May 19, 1931

January 22, 2021

Date: May 19, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) Apparently it will again be demonstrated that the worst things do not happen. Much anxiety has arisen over international differences concerning the proposed customs union between Germany and Austria. A serious impasse was feared when the question came up for discussion among the powers […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, June 23, 1931

January 21, 2021

Date: June 23, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA Summary: Coolidge’s proposal for the relief of Germany. (Original document available here) The immediate effect of the proposal of the President for the relief of Germany appears to be good. When analyzed the plan means that German creditors are to relieve her from paying about four hundred and twenty-five […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, June 8, 1931

January 21, 2021

Date: June 8, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) Most of Europe is again laboring with difficult situations. Spain is passing through a revolution which has recently been accompanied by disorders directed against the property used for religious purposes. When it was hoped the ancient differences between the Church and State in Italy […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, February 10, 1931

December 28, 2020

Date: February 10, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) Recent news from Europe is of an encouraging nature. After being suspended for several years the freedom of the press and other constitutional rights have now been restored in Spain and general parliamentary elections have been ordered. Instead of trial by battle and reform by […]

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Press Conference, February 27, 1925

September 29, 2020

Date: February 27, 1925 Location: Washington, DC (Original document available here) I don’t know as I can make any particular comment about the rejection of the Conference agricultural bill. I don’t know enough about the details of these bills to discuss the detail with any intelligence. I have been going more particularly on my confidence […]

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