Address at the Eleventh Regular Meeting of the Business Organization of the Government

February 18, 2021

Title: Address at the Eleventh Regular Meeting of the Business Organization on the Government Date: June 21, 1926 Location: Memorial Continental Hall, Washington, D.C. (Original document available here) The more these business meetings of the United States Government increase in number the more I am impressed with their surpassing importance. They are held for the purpose of discussing […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, December 3, 1930

January 25, 2021

Date: December 3, 1930 Location: Northampton, MA Summary: President Coolidge reviews President Hoover’s “Annual Message to the Congress on the State of the Union.” The address, delivered on December 02, 1930, dealt primarily with the government’s response to the worsening economic crisis. President Coolidge lauds Hoover for striking a measured tone in a time of […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, May 11, 1931

January 22, 2021

Date: May 11, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) Efforts of more than usual intensity are being made in Washington to reduce the expenditures of different departments. Such reduction is absolutely necessary unless there is to be an increase in taxes or debts. The first study is being directed to our military establishment. […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, March 4, 1931

January 15, 2021

Date: March 4, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) The general reaction of the country at the final adjournment of the Congress will be one of relief. When the people are in distress legislation always reflects their condition. In the national government this inconsistently took the form of spending money. Temporary help for […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, July 4, 1930

January 4, 2021

Date: July 4, 1930 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) After a session of about fifteen months the Congress has finally adjourned. It will be subjected to considerable criticism which will be largely useless. With the direct primaries in most states and the popular election of Senators, the present perversion of legislation is unavoidable. […]

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