THE PRESIDENCY: Mr. Coolidge's Week: Sep. 17, 1923


Mr. Coolidge's Week

Much of the President's time was taken up with consideration of relief work for Japan. The Secretaries of War and of Navy brought him reports. He conferred also with Secretary Hoover (a member of the Executive Committee of the American Red Cross) and with Assistant Secretary of the Treasury Eliot Wadsworth (Treasurer of the Red Cross).

Other events centering around the White House:

¶ Bascom Slemp, former Congressman from Virginia, was sworn in (on his 53rd birthday) as Secretary to the President. A few days later the Democratic...

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