Constructive Economy

August 3, 2020

Title: Constructive Economy Date: January 30, 1926 Location: Washington, D.C. Context: In the speech, President Coolidge describes its context as “the executive heads of the various departments and bureaus of the United States Government meet[ing] twice a year for receiving a report of the results of their efforts to make the business of the Government […]

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Press Conference, September 14, 1926

July 30, 2020

Date: September 14, 1926 Location: White Pine Camp, NY (Original document available here) It hadn’t occurred to me that there was any political significance in the time that I might choose to travel between here and Washington. It might help the members of the press in interpreting the significance of the actions of the President […]

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Press Conference, February 26, 1926

July 8, 2020

Date: February 26, 1926 Location: Washington, D.C. (Original document available here) The reduction of taxes wouldn’t make any difference in the amount of money that can be spent for reclamation, because that comes out of a revolving fund that doesn’t arise from taxation. It is money that comes in from the sale of lands and […]

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Press Conference, April 4, 1924

June 16, 2020

Date: April 4, 1924 Location: Washington, D.C. (Original document available here) I don’t know as I can say there were any particular topics under discussion when the Senators were at breakfast this morning. I expressed to them a desire that they do what they could to expedite legislation. I received a report from Senator Smoot […]

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