Press Conference, May 27, 1927

October 7, 2020

Date: May 27, 1927 Location: Washington, DC (Original document available here) No final decision has been made about the appointment of a United States District Attorney for the Eastern District of Wisconsin. I have conferred with the Secretary of War relative to what appropriate action might be taken by the War Department in recognition of […]

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Press Conference, April 17, 1928

August 27, 2020

Date: April 17, 1928 Location: Washington, D.C. (Original document available here) The national head of the Disabled Veterans and Senator Phipps and Senator Waterman came in yesterday to invite me to attend the convention of the – the national convention of that organization, to be held in Denver, I think, on the 23rd of June, […]

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Press Conference, April 24, 1925

June 2, 2020

Date: April 24, 1925 Location: Washington, D.C. (Original document available here) I haven’t seen the proposal said to have been made by General Pershing that the Government give financial assistance to our American Merchant Marine. That is a subject that has been under consideration by the Congress a number of times and they never passed […]

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Massachusetts and the Nation

April 7, 2020

Title: Massachusetts and the Nation Date: February 2, 1923 Location: Washington, D.C. Context: A speech before the National Geographic Society The place of Massachusetts in the life of the nation has been made by continuing adherence to fundamental principles. This unchanging attitude raised her to primacy in the long struggle for individual liberty and local self-government. The background of her early people peculiarly fitted them […]

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