ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY.

ON THIS DAY in 1923, an address to Congress by President Calvin Coolidge was carried on radio stations in six different cities, the first presidential address ever broadcast by wireless. The address began at exactly thirty-one minutes and twenty-eight seconds past noon. It ended at thirty-one minutes and forty-three seconds past noon, making it the longest address of Coolidge’s presidency.

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