Calvin Coolidge Says, August 13, 1930

December 10, 2020

Date: August 13, 1930 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) The peace-time services of the Navy are very important. In exploration Admiral Peary was the first to reach the North Pole, while Admiral Byrd was the first to fly over both the North and South Poles. They increased the sum of human knowledge. In […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, July 7, 1930

December 1, 2020

Date: July 7, 1930 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) Some of our people are expressing regret because we did not appear at the London conference with the largest navy in the world. If we had done so they assume we would have been able at once to dictate to the other nations a treaty […]

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Press Conference, March 27, 1928

October 23, 2020

Date: March 27, 1928 Location: Washington, DC (Original document available here) I haven’t in mind at present making any further representations to Congress on the subject of the Navy bill. I don’t see that anything is likely to arise in relation to that which would call for any further expression of opinion to the Congress. […]

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Press Conference, February 15, 1929

August 31, 2020

Date: February 15, 1929 Location: Washington, D.C. (Original document available here) Within two or three weeks I conferred with some of the Senators relative to railroad consolidation legislation. They thought at that time it might be possible to secure the passage of a bill at this session. I do not think that later developments have […]

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