Calvin Coolidge Says, March 5, 1931

January 18, 2021

Date: March 5, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) The Senate has resolved that the executive department of the government should take no action concerning making foreign loans by the people of this country. Early in the Harding administration when credit was scarce and interest high, foreigners were borrowing our capital. There was […]

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Press Conference, May 20, 1924

September 23, 2020

Date: May 20, 1924 Location: Washington, DC (Original document available here) The immigration bill is being examined by the Department of Labor and the Department of State, to advise me about its workings. That is about all I can say about it at the present time. While that is going on, of course I haven’t […]

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Press Conference, February 21, 1928

September 22, 2020

Date: February 21, 1928 Location: Washington, DC (Original document available here) I am attempting to lend what assistance I can to the problem of flood control through the Engineering Department and through conference with various members of the House and Senate that are particularly interested in it. I am afraid the present bill that has […]

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Press Conference, December 13, 1927

August 27, 2020

Date: December 13, 1927 Location: Washington, D.C. (Original document available here) I have set out in my several messages to Congress my recommendations relative to coal legislation, sometimes in more detail than others, but in general that the Executive ought to be empowered to deal with an emergency, when one seemed to be impending, by […]

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Press Conference, July 27, 1928

August 26, 2020

Date: July 27, 1928 Location: Superior, WI (Original document available here) I don’t know just what the State Department is planning as to a recognition of the Chinese Nationalist Government. Those details are in their hands and they haven’t sent me any information about it. I suppose that making the treaty with a government usually, […]

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