THE PRESIDENCY: The Coolidge Week: Jan. 23, 1928

¶ Some people pack their suitcases and clutch their tickets days before leaving for the train. President Coolidge, off for Cuba, knew that train time would come without his waiting for it. He passed the week with no outward sign of excitement.

¶ U. S. Shipping was current in the Senate. President Coolidge reiterated his desire to see the U. S. sell its aging merchant ships and subsidize private operators.

¶ A new, firm-minded chairman was wanted for the Federal Radio Commission. Through Secretary Hoover, President Coolidge again urged the...

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