Press Conference, January 18, 1927

February 10, 2021

Date: January 18, 1927 Location: Washington, DC (Original document available here) The only information I have about the rejection by Peru of the proposal that was made for the settlement of the Tacna-Arica difficulty is that which I saw in the morning press. Before deciding what action we could take, it would be necessary to get the […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, September 2, 1930

February 4, 2021

Date: September 2, 1930 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) A good many hundred millions of the people of the earth are suffering from unrest and revolution. China and India include the larger part of Asia. Bolivia, Peru, Brazil and the Argentine occupy much of South America. The difficulties in Brazil and the Argentine […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, August 25, 1930

December 11, 2020

Date: August 25, 1930 Location: Northampton, MA Summary: Coolidge lays out his thinking as to when a revolution is acceptable and when it is not. (Original document available here) The reports of a revolution making headway in Peru are disquieting and discouraging. Revolutions have long been the curse of some sections south of the Rio Grande. […]

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Press Conference, November 6, 1928

September 8, 2020

Date: November 6, 1928 Location: En route to Washington From Northampton (Original document available here) No final determination has been made about the Ambassador to England. While the probabilities seem to indicate that Ambassador Houghton will be chosen Senator, I suppose every prudent man knows that every election is uncertain. It may be that he […]

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