THE PRESIDENCY: Mr. Coolidge's Week: Oct. 27, 1924

Callers at the White House, the usual wide variety, came and went.

¶Came a delegation of alien-born U.S. citizens, 40-odd strong, and the President read to them: "It is not very long, as History views matters, since all of us were alien to this soil. I suppose that if Methuselah . . . should drop in on our little party, he would regard us all as upstarts."

¶Came Secretary of the Navy Wilbur escorting Dr. Hugo Eckener and other ranking members of the crew of the ZR-3. The President hoped they had had...

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