THE PRESIDENCY: The President-Elect's Week

¶ "We approach that season of the year when it has been the custom for the American people to give thanks for the good fortune which the bounty of Providence, through the generosity of nature, has visited upon them. It is altogether a good custom. "Therefore, I, Calvin Coolidge, President of the United States of America, hereby proclaim and fix Thursday, the 27th day of November, as a day for national thanksgiving . . . "—a proclamation made at the City of Washington "in the year of our Lord one thousand nine...

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