THE PRESIDENCY: The Hoover Week: Jun. 17, 1929

Out of the White House last week came a recommendation for yet another commission of investigation. This time President Hoover asked Congress in a special message to help solve the Prohibition Enforcement problem by appointing a joint committee to study it.

No one had forgotten that at inaugural President Hoover had recommended the transfer of Prohibition Enforcement from the Treasury to the Department of Justice.* Now he was prepared to pass the whole troublesome question to Congress for solution. With the Law Enforcement commission and...

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