Calvin Coolidge Says, June 26, 1931

January 12, 2021

Date: June 26, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) Frequently unjustifiable complaints are made concerning the conduct of public utilities engaged in the power and light business. Usually the complaint is not against the company itself, its service or rates, but against what the owners of its securities have done with them. The company […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, December 19, 1930

December 15, 2020

Date: December 19, 1930 Location: Northampton, MA Summary: Coolidge discusses the role of the government in ensuring the benefit of the people. He concludes that empowering business and industry is the best way to do this. (Original document available here) It is an axiomatic policy of our government that it be conducted for the general […]

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Press Conference, August 13, 1926

July 23, 2020

Date: August 13, 1926 Location: White Pine Camp – Paul Smiths, NY (Original document available here) Mr. Hoover and I didn’t discuss to any extent the possibilities of the development of commercial aviation. The immediate question before the Department is the carrying out of the provisions recently enacted into law. It has mostly to do […]

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