National Affairs: The Grand Prize

Labor Day was the time of a National speech-fest for the Grand Prize —the Presidency of the United States. The Presidential and Vice Presidential candidates of the Republican, Democratic and Progressive tickets, with the single exception of General Dawes, all spoke.

Calvin Coolidge addressed a delegation of Labor leaders in the East Room of the White House. He declared that American Labor is the most prosperous in the world and gave statistics to show that although hours of work have decreased 6% since 1913, the buying power of Labor's wages has increased and is...

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