Calvin Coolidge Says, July 4, 1930

January 4, 2021

Date: July 4, 1930 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) After a session of about fifteen months the Congress has finally adjourned. It will be subjected to considerable criticism which will be largely useless. With the direct primaries in most states and the popular election of Senators, the present perversion of legislation is unavoidable. […]

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Fifth Annual Message

October 29, 2020

Title: Fifth Annual Message Date: December 6, 1927 Location: Washington D.C. Members of the Congress: It is gratifying to report that for the fourth consecutive year the state of the Union in general is good. We are at peace. The country as a whole has had a prosperity never exceeded. Wages are at their highest […]

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Press Conference, October 19, 1926

July 10, 2020

Date: October 19, 1926 Location: Washington, D.C. (Original document available here) The only time that I visited Wakefield, Va., the birthplace of George Washington, was when I went down the Potomac on the Mayflower and then went to shore in a boat. So I am not in a position to have much of any personal […]

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