Calvin Coolidge Says, May 1, 1931

January 20, 2021

Date: May 1, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA Summary: Coolidge argues that government should not control businesses.  (Original document available here) With the convocation of representatives of various lines of industry have come proposals for controlling and standardizing business. Almost all these suggestions are for artificial rules of conduct to save a situation from the inevitable […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, February 6, 1931

December 16, 2020

Date: February 6, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA Summary: Coolidge defends banking, highlighting the necessity of the financial sector to the life of the nation. (Original document available here) We do not often think what an important service for all the people is performed by the banks. When matters are going smoothly we naturally take results for […]

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