THE PRESIDENCY: Mr. Coolidge's Week: May 18, 1925

Mr. Coolidge's Week

¶ In the New Auditorium, Washington, five boys and two girls gave decisive orations on the U. S. Constitution—the finals of a Nation-wide prize contest sponsored by leading newspapers. John Hays Hammond presided, ranks of eminent men flanked the rostrum. Before the speeches began, the President mounted the platform, delivered an address on the gratifying support which the people had given the Constitution at the last election, departed.

The judges of the contest, who listened carefully to the words that proceeded ex ore...

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