Press Conference, May 27, 1924

May 13, 2020

Date: May 27, 1924 Location: Washington, D.C. (Original document available here) Nobody has been chosen to nominate me at Cleveland. I haven’t received the report of the Federal Trade Commission on its investigation of the gasoline situation. I don’t know whether it is nearly completed or not. I made the request of them some time […]

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Press Conference, October 9, 1923

May 5, 2020

Date: October 9, 1923 Location: Washington, D.C. (Original document available here) An inquiry about Senator Copeland of New York, suggesting that in a series of speeches he is urging the calling of an international economic conference, and inquiring whether I have given any consideration to this subject. I haven’t given any particular consideration to it. […]

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Veto of Salary Increase

April 24, 2014

Title: Veto of Salary Increase Date: February 4, 1916 Location: Boston, MA Summary: Governor Coolidge communicates to the Massachusetts legislature the reasons for his decision to veto a 50 percent pay raise for the part-time, volunteer employees of the General Court of Massachusetts (Original document available here) To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives: In accordance with the […]

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The Inspiration of the Declaration of Independence

April 23, 2014

Title: The Inspiration of the Declaration of Independence Date: July 5, 1926 Location: Philadelphia, PA  Context: A speech celebrating the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence and  key American values We meet to celebrate the birthday of America. The coming of a new life always excites our interest. Although we know […]

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