Calvin Coolidge Says, January 16, 1931

January 7, 2021

Date: January 16, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) It is perfectly apparent that the country does not believe in any kind of dole nor any provision for outdoor relief by the national government. If any member of Congress wishes to propose such a measure, that is his right and it should be […]

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Press Conference, July 6, 1926

October 7, 2020

Date: July 6, 1926 Location: Washington, DC (Original document available here) Here is a question about the Shipping Board putting on more ships to transport wheat from the gulf ports. There is a large crop of wheat this year in that area that naturally sends its crop abroad through the gulf ports – Oklahoma and […]

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Press Conference, February 24, 1928

September 22, 2020

Date: February 24, 1928 Location: Washington, DC (Original document available here) I talked with Mayor Thompson concerning the problem of flood control. There was nothing special that I said to him other than what is contained in my annual message to the Congress. We talked more especially about the financing of the cost of flood […]

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Press Conference, March 21, 1924

May 12, 2020

Date: March 21, 1924 Location: Washington, D.C. (Original document available here) Here is a question that I can’t answer. It is relative to the preferential rail rate section of the Shipping Act. I am not familiar with the details of that act, so that I can’t discuss it intelligently or give you any idea about […]

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