Calvin Coolidge Says, February 19, 1931

December 17, 2020

Date: February 19, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA Summary: Town meetings started from the beginning of our colony and still are the most effective means of demonstrating self-government. (Original document available here) One of our most beneficial institutions is the town meeting. Each springtime sees it flourish all over rural New England, whence it spread to other parts […]

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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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