Calvin Coolidge Says, September 20, 1930

February 17, 2021

Date: September 20, 1930 Location: Northampton, MA Summary: Coolidge reflects on the state of the American economy. (Original document available here) It is no new thing to have temporary periods of economic readjustment to a new basis of production costs. While they are in progress business actively declines. When they have been completed, we have always […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, November 18, 1930

January 26, 2021

Date: November 18, 1930 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) Sometimes our country is charged with giving too much thought to the material things of life. The charge may appear more justified because in ordinary times the rank and file of our people are in such comfortable circumstances, so independent and well able to […]

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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, 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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