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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Press Conference, August 19, 1927

August 18, 2020

Date: August 19, 1927 Location: Rapid City, SD I expect to go to Yellowstone Park. In accordance with custom, I would rather you didn’t publish the date of my going. You can get from Mr. Sanders the time. You will have plenty of time to get ready to go, those of you that want to […]

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Press Conference, August 16, 1927

August 13, 2020

Date: August 16, 1927 Location: Rapid City, SD I don’t know of anything definite that I could say at this time relative to tax reduction. I think you will recall that I suggested to the last Congress that we could reduce taxes some at that time. Congress concluded that they would not do so. What […]

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Press Release, April 2, 1926

July 8, 2020

Date: April 2, 1926 Location: Washington, D.C. (Original document available here) I think it would he very desirable to have some coal legislation at this session and my message perhaps goes into my opinions in detail. I judge that a good way to approach it would be to bring forward the Coal Commission report and […]

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