Press Conference, November 6, 1928

September 8, 2020

Date: November 6, 1928 Location: En route to Washington From Northampton (Original document available here) No final determination has been made about the Ambassador to England. While the probabilities seem to indicate that Ambassador Houghton will be chosen Senator, I suppose every prudent man knows that every election is uncertain. It may be that he […]

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Press Conference, April 24, 1928

August 31, 2020

Date: April 24, 1928 Location: Washington, D.C. (Original document available here) No information has come to me concerning the increase in rediscount rates, except that which I have seen in the press. That is a matter entirely for the Federal Reserve Board, a matter that I wouldn’t happen to know anything about. I haven’t made […]

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Press Conference, February 12, 1929

August 31, 2020

Date: February 12, 1929 Location: Washington, D.C. (Original document available here) I haven’t made any final decision about the cruiser bill. I have been having the Bureau of the Budget investigate the amount of money that it would be necessary to appropriate under it and they think that the immediate appropriation would be about $45,000,000 […]

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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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