Press Conference, April 6, 1928

August 24, 2020

Date: April 6, 1928 Location: Washington, D.C. (Original document available here) The McNary-Haugen bill changes so often that there doesn’t seem to be anything constant about it except its name. I haven’t studied the present bill in its details. I understand the House bill and the Senate bill are not the same, though they both […]

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Press Conference, March 1, 1927

July 9, 2020

Date: March 1, 1927 Location: Washington, D.C. (Original document available here) Of course, I don’t know what the action of the Senate may be on the nominations which I have made for membership on the District Public Utility Commission. The principle of the bill I thought was a good principle, but the administrative features are […]

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Press Conference, March 4, 1924

May 12, 2020

Date: March 4, 1924 Location: Washington, D.C. (Original document available here) Here is a somewhat standard inquiry about the Mexican Mixed Claims Commission. So far as I know the treaty has not come through, though it may have reached the State Department. I haven’t any information about it, and if it has reached there it […]

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Press Conference, March 25, 1924

May 8, 2020

Date: March 25, 1924 Location: Washington, D.C. (Original document available here) No further information has come to me about the McNary-Haugen Bill. I have some reports of experts – some on one side, and some on the other, some that I am waiting to come in. I haven’t any information about the appointment of the […]

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