Calvin Coolidge Says, June 9, 1931

January 21, 2021

Date: June 9, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) An incomprehensible suggestion constantly appearing is that our taxpayers should pay the nations of Europe billions of dollars for disarming. This is presumably by a cancellation of their debts. It is difficult to connect cancellation and disarmament. In the first place, Europe agreed with […]

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Press Conference, October 11, 1927

October 6, 2020

Date: October 11, 1927 Location: Washington, DC (Original document available here) I haven’t any information as to the intention of Senator Butler, either to “be a candidate or not to be a candidate again for the Senate. Any authoritative statement about that, I suppose would come from him. There has been sent out for release […]

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Address of President Coolidge at the Dedication of the Liberty Memorial at Kansas City, Missouri

September 16, 2020

Title: Address of President Coolidge at the Dedication of the Liberty Memorial at Kansas City, Missouri  Date: November 11, 1926 Location: Kansas City, MO Context: Coolidge speaks at the dedication of a memorial for American WWI veterans Fellow Countrymen: It is with a mingling of sentiments that we come to dedicate this memorial. Erected in […]

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Press Conference, April 17, 1926

July 7, 2020

Date: April 17, 1926 Location: Washington, D.C. (Original document available here) I haven’t enough information in relation to the charges made against Judge English, which are I assume set out in the action of the House in presenting him to the Senate for impeachment, so that I would feel warranted in passing any judgment as […]

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