Press Conference, October 13, 1925

June 16, 2020

Date: October 13, 1925 Location: Washington, D.C. (Original document available here) I haven’t given any particular consideration to the filling of the vacancy on the Shipping Board that will occur when Commissioner Thompson retires. I think I have had one or two letters from Senator – it seems as though Senator Harrison wrote in suggesting […]

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Press Conference, May 15, 1925

June 12, 2020

Date: May 15, 1925 Location: Washington, D.C. (Original document available here) There are no developments as far as I know in relation to the settlement of debts abroad. Perhaps it would be helpful if I reiterate again that the thing to keep in mind is that there is a law of Congress which authorizes a […]

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Press Conference, May 19, 1925

June 12, 2020

Date: May 19, 1925 Location: Washington, D.C. (Original document available here) I haven’t had a chance to confer with the War Department relative to what arrangements they want to make for the observance of a National Defense Day. The Chief of Staff, General Hines, I think is one of the referees that went to Honolulu […]

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Press Conference, May 29, 1925

June 12, 2020

Date: May 29, 1925 Location: Washington, D.C. (Original document available here) I have had Frederick C. Delano under consideration for appointment to the vacancy on the District Commission. I don’t know whether he is eligible or not. I thought at first that he was and then I understood he wasn’t; then I understood again that […]

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Press Conference, June 5, 1925

June 12, 2020

Date: June 5, 1925 Location: Washington, D.C. (Original document available here) I think that some of the marines are at Shanghai for the purpose of protecting American lives and property, and they will be used to whatever extent it is necessary that they should be used for that purpose. That is the only purpose that […]

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