Press Conference, April 29, 1924

July 31, 2020

Date: April 29, 1924 Location: Washington D.C. (Original document available here) This first inquiry is about Section 28 for the enforcement of preferential rail rates of shipping law, and the inquiry is as to whether this is to be given further consideration by administrative agencies, or whether the matter of the effective date now rests […]

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Press Conference, October 8, 1926

July 30, 2020

Date: October 8, 1926 Location: Washington, D.C. (Original document available here) Here is an inquiry about purchasing land in the District for school sites and park purposes. I judge from the question that there is a provision in the current appropriation bills that provides that not more than 25% above the assessed valuation shall be […]

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Press Conference, October 12, 1926

July 30, 2020

Date: October 12, 1926 Location: Washington, D.C. (Original document available here) Bishop McDowell and Bishop Miller were in yesterday – came in to pay their respects. Bishop Miller has been in Mexico in the past, but he hasn’t been there for quite a number of months. He said his information was that his denomination, which […]

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Press Conference, August 13, 1926

July 23, 2020

Date: August 13, 1926 Location: White Pine Camp – Paul Smiths, NY (Original document available here) Mr. Hoover and I didn’t discuss to any extent the possibilities of the development of commercial aviation. The immediate question before the Department is the carrying out of the provisions recently enacted into law. It has mostly to do […]

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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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