The Purpose of America

July 17, 2020

Title: The Purpose of America Date: February 22, 1922 Location: Baltimore, MD Context: Coolidge extols the history and purpose of the nation and the role it plays in the world at large This is a day which Destiny has dedicated to a larger freedom. It takes us back to the early eighteenth century. That period […]

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Ways to Peace

April 7, 2020

Title: Ways to Peace Date: May 31, 1926 Location: Arlington, VA Context: A Memorial Day commemoration  Fellow Americans: This nation approaches no ceremony with such universal sanction as that which is held in commemoration over the graves of those who have performed military duty. In our respect for the living and our reverence for the dead, in […]

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