THE PRESIDENCY: The Coolidge Week: Dec. 12, 1927

¶ Washington was like a village on the eve of a barn dance. Guests bustled and bundled into town on every train.. There was a buzz of greetings, a helter-skelter of calls, a busy matching and arranging of programs. The White House received an ample quota of the more dis- tinguished guests as callers. The Administration, a thoroughgoing host, prepared all for the opening of the 70th Congress. To the White House came:

Secretary Wesley L. Jones of Washington, to talk Merchant Marine from the Pacific point of...

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