THE PRESIDENCY: The White House Week: Mar. 15, 1926

The White House Week

¶ The Chairmen of the House Committees on Naval and on Military Affairs both called by request at the White House to talk over Air matters. Congressman Butler of the Naval Affairs Committee had proposed an expenditure of $85,000,000 over five years on naval aviation, and Congressman Morin was planning a $60,000,000 program for the same period in the Army.

¶ At one of his conferences with the press, the President declared: 1) That the Cabinet felt the condition of the country is on the whole prosperous, and...

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