Did you know? Calvin Coolidge became the 1st President to address the American people on the radio?


On Thursday, December 6, 1923, a little over four months after assuming the presidency upon the death of Warren G. Harding, Calvin Coolidge made his radio debut as President of the United States.

I am very fortunate that I came in with the radio.”– Calvin Coolidge in a conversation with Senator James Watson (R-IN). “The invention and development of the radio has been one of the most wonderful incidents of the advance of civilization.”
– Calvin Coolidge
Letter of Greeting to the Radio Manufacturers’ Association
Atlantic City, New Jersey, May 11, 1926

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