THE PRESIDENCY: The Coolidge Week: Oct. 22, 1928


The Coolidge Week

As chief executive, Calvin Coolidge found it necessary last week to use unminced language on one important problem. It had been reported that 22 of the "career" diplomats whom President Coolidge raised to the rank of Minister had tentatively agreed among themselves not to resign on March 4, no matter who is elected President. Secretary of State Kellogg refused to believe the report, but it came to the attention of President Coolidge. It seemed like stubborn insubordination to President Coolidge. He labeled it...