THE PRESIDENCY: Stop, Look, Listen

THE PRESIDENCY

"Stop, Look, Listen"

At President Coolidge's request, the legislative engineers of the Flood Control bill called once more at the White House. The President took up a copy of their measure as last agreed upon by House and Senate, wrote three changes into it and walked away from his desk. The Congressmen found the changes acceptable and one of the knottiest knots of the session lay unraveled at last.

The chief effects of the final changes were two: 1) to limit the life of the new Flood Control Board, by referring to...

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