THE PRESIDENCY: The Coolidge Week: Mar. 26, 1928

¶ Pending the findings and final recommendations of the Senate investigators, President Coolidge reiterated his opinion that the seat of trouble in the bituminous coal industry is too many mines and too many miners. He agreed with Senators Gooding and Wheeler, Miner John L. Lewis and many an operator, that amendment of the anti-trust laws will probably be necessary to let the operators make agreements in salutory restraint of their own trade—but not until miners and operators shall have reached production agreements among themselves.

¶ Hearing early reports that the income tax...

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