Press Conference, April 24, 1925

June 2, 2020

Date: April 24, 1925 Location: Washington, D.C. (Original document available here) I haven’t seen the proposal said to have been made by General Pershing that the Government give financial assistance to our American Merchant Marine. That is a subject that has been under consideration by the Congress a number of times and they never passed […]

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Massachusetts and the Nation

April 7, 2020

Title: Massachusetts and the Nation Date: February 2, 1923 Location: Washington, D.C. Context: A speech before the National Geographic Society on the history and good value of Massachusetts  The place of Massachusetts in the life of the nation has been made by continuing adherence to fundamental principles. This unchanging attitude raised her to primacy in the long struggle for individual liberty and local […]

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The Pilgrims

April 24, 2014

Title: The Pilgrims Date: December 21, 1920 Location: Plymouth, MA Context: Delivered as the Vice President-elect, on the Three Hundredth Anniversary of the Landing of the Pilgrims (Original document available here) Three centuries ago to-day the Pilgrims of the Mayflower made final landing at Plymouth Rock. They came not merely from the shores of the Old World. It will […]

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