Press Conference, September 28, 1928

Date: September 28, 1928

Location: Washington, D.C.

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I don’t know as there is any comment to be made on the note that we sent to France and England on the proposed naval limitation. I don’t know whether you have seen the note or not. It speaks for itself, I think. I don’t know of any comment that can be made in relation to it.

The seriousness of the storm down in Florida, according to reports that keep coming in to me, seems to increase. Mr. Rahn was in yesterday. He spells his name Rahn, A. A. D. Rahn. He went down as the representative of the Shriners. They did a great deal about flood relief in the Mississippi Valley and he came into tell me of the serious conditions that exist there, the large loss of life and the immediate need for relief, and of the intensity and the wide extent of the destruction. So it is necessary to appeal again to the country, – I don’t mean in a formal way, as I have already done, but in an informal way through the press to be as responsive as possible to requests of the Red Cross for means with which to meet the emergency

Citation: Calvin Coolidge: Remarks by the President to Newspaper Correspondents

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