THE PRESIDENCY: The Coolidge Week: Aug. 8, 1927

¶ Establishment of municipal airports ports in large U. S. cities was advocated by the President. Long enthusiastic about the development of aviation, the President's vacation has made him even more interested in the plane's future. He has seen the efficiency of the air mail. The pet collie dog recently (TIME, Aug. 1) presented to him made the trip from Detroit by airplane. There is a plane at Custer State Park, S. Dak., ready to rush the President to Washington in any emergency. So, remote from centres...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


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

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

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