Calvin Coolidge Says, May 28, 1931

February 17, 2021

Date: May 28, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) Secretary Mellon has convincingly stated the approaching necessity of devising a tax system when business becomes normal to make national revenues more nearly depression proof. Assessing taxes where they can best be borne is sound enough. The rich are necessarily the immediate source of […]

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Message to the Senate Returning Without Approval S.4808— The McNary- Haugen Farm Relief Bill

September 17, 2020

Name: Message to the Senate Returning Without Approval S.4808— The McNary- Haugen Farm Relief Bill Date: February 25, 1927 Location: Washington, DC Context: Coolidge explains to the Senate his rationality for vetoing a bill to relieve farms of financial burden To the Senate: The conditions which Senate Bill 4808 is designed to remedy have been, […]

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Press Conference, May 6, 1924

June 2, 2020

Date: May 6, 1924 Location: Washington, D.C. (Original document available here) I haven’t had any report except in the most informal way from Secretary Hoover about the preferential rail rates known as Section 28 of the Shipping Bill. I know he thinks there ought to be an extension of time, and that is my opinion. […]

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