THE PRESIDENCY: Mr. Coolidge's Week: Aug. 3, 1925

¶ The President, pursuant to a resolution of Congress, ordered the balance of the Boxer indemnity,* amounting to $6,137,552.90, remitted to China for educational purposes.

¶Not the least striking event of the week at Swampscott was a session which the President had with the news correspondents. The import of the meeting was variously garbled, camouflaged or ignored in press dispatches. The plain fact was that Mr. Coolidge raked the correspondents over the coals. He said that their "hot weather reporting" was pretty poor stuff. He suggested that some of them might well...

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