Press Conference, December 21, 1923

October 23, 2020

Date: December 21, 1923 Location: Washington, DC (Original document available here) Here is an inquiry about the Shipping Board. The difficulty there, as I understand it, is that the law provides for a selection of members of the Board from different localities – the Atlantic Seaboard, the Gulf States, the Great Lakes region the Interior, […]

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Press Conference, July 6, 1926

October 7, 2020

Date: July 6, 1926 Location: Washington, DC (Original document available here) Here is a question about the Shipping Board putting on more ships to transport wheat from the gulf ports. There is a large crop of wheat this year in that area that naturally sends its crop abroad through the gulf ports – Oklahoma and […]

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Press Conference, September 13, 1927

October 5, 2020

Date: September 13, 1927 Location: Washington, DC (Original document available here) PRESIDENT: Glad to see you all back. It has not been possible to confer with very many people since I came back to Washington on the matter of the need of a special session. So far as I have been able to get any […]

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Press Conference, June 8, 1926

October 1, 2020

Date: June 8, 1926 Location: Washington, DC (Original document available here) I have under consideration for appointment to the Shipping Board a man named Jefferson Myers. He was the State Treasurer of the State of Oregon. His term expired with the last election. He was a candidate for re-election and I think ran some 40,000 […]

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