THE PRESIDENCY: At White Pine Camp- Aug. 23, 1926

¶Before eight, one morning, secret service men leapt from the path of an automobile that whizzed up the driveway. Secretary of Commerce Hoover got out; conferred hastily with the President on farm relief; offered plans (which were approved) for extensive Governmental promotion of civil aeronautics under the recent air legislation; whizzed down the driveway, took a train to California, presumably to aid his friend Senator Shortridge, whose renomination Senator Hiram Johnson is opposing.

¶ Mr. Hoover had started a buzz of farm relief talk at White Pine Camp. Later, Charles S. Barrett,...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!