Press Conference, April 6, 1928

August 24, 2020

Date: April 6, 1928 Location: Washington, D.C. (Original document available here) The McNary-Haugen bill changes so often that there doesn’t seem to be anything constant about it except its name. I haven’t studied the present bill in its details. I understand the House bill and the Senate bill are not the same, though they both […]

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Press Conference, May 4, 1926

July 9, 2020

Date: May 4, 1926 Location: Washington, D.C. (Original document available here) Here is an inquiry about a Third Hague Conference. The value of a conference of that kind depends not merely on the attitude of our Government, but it depends on the attitude of the other governments that it is proposed to have attend the […]

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A Message to the Legislature of Massachusetts Accompanying the Governor’s Veto    

April 7, 2020

Title: A Message to the Legislature of Massachusetts Accompanying the Governor’s Veto         Date: May 6, 1920 Location: Boston, MA Context: A message to the legislature of Massachusetts accompanying Governor Coolidge’s veto of a bill entitled “An Act to Regulate the Manufacture and Sale of Beer, Cider and Light Wines” which sought to legalize the sale of low proof […]

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