THE PRESIDENCY: Mr. Coolidge's Week: May 19, 1924

¶ The President radioed a speech into the air on behalf of better-homes week. Said he: "The American home is the source of our national well-being."

¶ Addressing a "Political Campaign School" for women, in the East Room, Mr. Coolidge declared: "I am glad to welcome you here in the White House because it is first of all, I hope, an American home, and after that it is for the use of such social and official functions as are necessarily a part of the office which I hold.

"It is necessary to have...

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