THE PRESIDENCY: The White House Week: Mar. 1, 1926

¶ The President announced simply and tersely that he would not withdraw from the Senate the nomination of Judge Wallace McCamant—the man who nominated him in 1920. Judge McCamant, who has the enmity of Senator Hiram Warren Johnson (TIME, Feb. 8, POLITICAL NOTES), allowed himself to be forced into saying that Theodore Roosevelt "was not a good American," and the Judiciary Committee of the Senate refused to recommend him for office.

¶ Professor William Zebina Ripley of Harvard called at the White House by request to discuss...

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