Calvin Coolidge Says, July 30, 1930

January 7, 2021

Date: July 30, 1930 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) In Canada the Liberal party has lost control of the government in the recent election, and the Conservative party will have a clear working majority in the incoming parliament. Two elements contributed to this result. The first was business depression, which usually works against the […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, July 24, 1930

January 7, 2021

Date: July 24, 1930 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) Investigation of the Amtorg, which is a Russian trading company, may raise some important question. Our government has no diplomatic relations with Russia. But it is perfectly lawful for our nationals, at their own risk, to trade with Russia, or for her nationals to trade […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, April 13, 1931

December 29, 2020

Date: April 13, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) The pleasure with which the people will welcome the brother of the Emperor of Japan, Prince Takamatsu, and his wife, Princess Kikuko, will be very deep and sincere. It will exist not only because of the royal rank of the visitors but because they represent […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, February 2, 1931

December 16, 2020

Date: February 2, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA Summary: Coolidge praises the friendly relationship between the U.S. and Canada. (Original document available here) The visit of Prime Minister Bennett of the Dominion of Canada to Washington emphasizes the friendly relations of two American nations. He reported to the press that he had no important business to transact […]

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