THE PRESIDENCY: The White House Week: Nov. 12, 1923

The White House Week

¶ Charles D. Hilles, Republican National Committeeman from New York, conferred with Mr. Coolidge in Washington. Mr. Hilles, once the Secretary of President Taft, is a power in Republican politics throughout the East. His welcome at the White House much resembles that accorded John T. Adams, Chairman of the National Committee. I ¶Taking the trowel with which George Washington had laid the cornerstone of the National Capitol, Mr. Coolidge spread the first mortar laying the cornerstone of a great monument to the first President. The memorial is...

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