THE PRESIDENCY: Unknown Battlefields

Unknown Battlefields

Two polite callers attended at the White House. One was General Pershing, the other Bishop-elect Freeman of the Diocese of Washington. Mr. Freeman came to invite President Coolidge to make an address at the Washington Cathedral on Sunday, Sept. 30.

Mr. Coolidge exercised the habitual privilege of a New Englander. He declined. But he added that he would make no public speeches until after he had addressed Congress at the opening of the next session of that body, in December.

This pronouncement on the President's part is in conformity with his...

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