Calvin Coolidge Says, May 28, 1931

February 17, 2021

Date: May 28, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) Secretary Mellon has convincingly stated the approaching necessity of devising a tax system when business becomes normal to make national revenues more nearly depression proof. Assessing taxes where they can best be borne is sound enough. The rich are necessarily the immediate source of […]

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Press Conference, March 14, 1924

January 29, 2021

Date: March 14, 1924 Location: Washington, DC (Original document available here) Here is a suggestion that I discuss the appeal of the United States Sugar Association from the ruling of the Tariff Commission excluding the Philippine Islands from thepending investigation into the tariff on sugar. That is a matter about which I don’t happen to have any […]

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Press Conference, August 29, 1924

May 21, 2020

Date: August 29, 1924 Location: Plymouth Notch, VT (Original document available here) Good afternoon, gentlemen: The Cabinet meeting didn’t develop much of anything this morning. The Secretary of Agriculture reported that the foot and mouth disease had apparently been stamped out in the West. There is a little danger of it in some of the […]

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