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Excerpts of the President's News Conference

February 08, 1924

I have a great many questions today, but a great many I find are duplicates, triplicates, and other "cates."

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The Attorney General is returning from Florida in accordance with his own plan. He has constantly sent word that he will return at any time. He went down to take Mrs. Daugherty down, and because he himself was very much tired out. He took a good deal of work with him, which I understand he is finishing up down there, and for that reason is returning.

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No official representations have been made to this country that I know of from Japan in relation to discussions looking towards a new Gentlemen's Agreement.

Source: "The Talkative President: The Off-the-Record Press Conferences of Calvin Coolidge". eds. Howard H. Quint & Robert H. Ferrell. The University Massachusetts Press. 1964.

Calvin Coolidge, Excerpts of the President's News Conference Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project

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