Press Conference, May 22, 1925

June 12, 2020

Date: May 22, 1925 Location: Washington, D.C. (Original document available here) There aren’t any reports that come from me or from Ambassador Herrick to the effect that he is planning to retire, so I think that report is without foundation. General Pershing is going on the Commission to take the plebiscite in the Tacan-Arica Boundary […]

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Press Conference, January 27th, 1925

May 28, 2020

Date: January 27th, 1925 Location: Washington, D.C. (Original document available here) I haven’t any specific plan for the reduction of personnel in the clerical forces of the District of Columbia. I think in the last four years we have reduced personnel something like 100,000. Of course there is quite a large personnel now employed in […]

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Press Conference, January 20th, 1925

May 28, 2020

Date: January 20th, 1925 Location: Washington, D.C. (Original document available here) I have just received this morning the report of Director General Davis of the Railroad Administration. The course of procedure here in the office is that reports of that kind go first to the Director of the Budget to see if there is anything […]

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Press Conference, January 16th, 1925

May 28, 2020

Date: January 16th, 1925 Location: Washington, D.C. (Original document available here) I haven’t appointed the three members of the commission to represent the United States at the celebration of the 150th anniversary of the Lexington-Concord Battle. That came to my desk two or three days ago. I have sent for Mr. Luce, Representative Luce, of […]

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Press Conference, January 6th, 1925

May 28, 2020

Date: January 6th, 1925 Location: Washington, D.C. (Original document available here) Here is a suggestion about a bill that has been introduced authorizing Cabinet members and other departmental heads to participate in debates on the floor of the House and Senate. I haven’t any mature judgment about that. I should say it would depend mostly […]

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