Calvin Coolidge Says, September 25, 1930

February 8, 2021

Date: September 25, 1930 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) Because we do not approve the aims and objects of the Soviets of Russia is no reason for becoming hysterical. They might cause a temporary flurry by a raid on any of our exchanges, but in their present state they are not likely to […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, September 10, 1930

February 4, 2021

Date: September 10, 1930 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) The report that the Tariff Commission is about to start investigations of a wide variety of commodities will not give much encouragement to business. The low tariff advocates first secured the flexible provisions of the law. When careful research under it showed rates were […]

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Press Conference, March 14, 1924

January 29, 2021

Date: March 14, 1924 Location: Washington, DC (Original document available here) Here is a suggestion that I discuss the appeal of the United States Sugar Association from the ruling of the Tariff Commission excluding the Philippine Islands from thepending investigation into the tariff on sugar. That is a matter about which I don’t happen to have any […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, November 22, 1930

January 26, 2021

Date: November 22, 1930 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) When the International Chamber of Commerce, representing twenty-eight countries, meets in Paris early in December for the purpose of considering remedies for the present economic condition of the world, it may well ponder the message which Sir Charles Addis, chairman of the Bank of […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, May 6, 1931

January 21, 2021

Date: May 6, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA Summary: Calvin Coolidge refutes the argument that the United States government should cancel the debts of foreign nations to increase trade. (Original document available here) Without considering at all the financial or moral obligation of foreign governments to pay their debts to our government or the obligation of […]

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