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...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!