Press Conference, January 8, 1924

September 29, 2020

Date: January 8, 1924 Location: Washington, DC (Original document available here) Here is a desire for an expression of opinion from me as to whether I agree with the attitude of Representative Longworth who favors consideration of the tax bill ahead of the bonus. Very naturally I should agree with whatever course he thought he […]

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Press Conference, January 18, 1924

September 22, 2020

Date: January 18, 1924 Location: Washington, DC (Original document available here) Here is an inquiry about the lease of the Teapot Dome Naval oil reserve. That is under investigation, I think, by a Senatorial Committee, and of course no action is contemplated by any other arm of the Government so far as I know. It […]

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Press Conference, April 10, 1928

August 25, 2020

Date: April 10, 1928 Location: Washington, D.C. (Original document available here) I have no accurate information about the proposed reduction in postal rates, according to the House bill. There are some slight readjustments that might be made, but of course it would be necessary to make them in such a way as to not interfere […]

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Press Conference, January 22, 1924

August 21, 2020

Date: January 22, 1924 Location: Washington, D.C. (Original document available here) I had a conference yesterday with members of the House Committee on Agriculture. That was particularly in connection with that portion of my message to the Congress on agriculture which is as follows: “Diversification is necessary. Those farmers who raise their living on their […]

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Press Conference, January 25, 1924

August 21, 2020

Date: January 25, 1924 Location: Washington, D.C. (Original document available here) Here is an inquiry about some Cabinet meetings in 1921 and 1922. I don’t recall that the proposal to make the lease of oil lands was ever discussed in the Cabinet, before I became President. I don’t say that it wasn’t. But I don’t […]

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