Calvin Coolidge Says, February 4, 1931

December 16, 2020

Date: February 4, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA Summary: Coolidge writes on the importance of Congress. (Original document available here) Present conditions require the people to let the Congress know what they want done. That will usually prevent any need for future alarm. A great English writer has described the contortions that accompany the exorcism of an evil […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, December 1, 1930

December 15, 2020

Date: December 1, 1930 Location: Northampton, MA Summary: Coolidge criticizes the efforts of lobbyists to gain undue influence over Congress. (Original document available here) One of the hardest problems the congress has to meet is the constant pressure of outside influences. The old lobby that was so frequently charged with vicious activity practically has disappeared. […]

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