Calvin Coolidge Says, April 20, 1931

December 14, 2020

Date: April 20, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA Summary: President Coolidge addresses a common criticism of foreign investment. (Original document available here) Whenever any questions arise as to our relations with countries south of the Rio Grande some one always brings forward the charge that our business enterprises in those regions are engaged in exploiting the […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, August 25, 1930

December 11, 2020

Date: August 25, 1930 Location: Northampton, MA Summary: Coolidge lays out his thinking as to when a revolution is acceptable and when it is not. (Original document available here) The reports of a revolution making headway in Peru are disquieting and discouraging. Revolutions have long been the curse of some sections south of the Rio Grande. […]

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Press Conference, March 26, 1926

July 9, 2020

Date: March 26, 1926 Location: Washington, D.C. (Original document available here) I haven’t very much information about the proposal for the settlement of the Alien Property and German War Claims, or rather the return of the Alien Property and settlement of the German War Claims. I know that the Treasury is working on some plan. […]

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