National Affairs: Speech No. 4

Nominee Hoover made some history. He was the first G. O. P. nominee for President ever seen in Tennessee. He stood on a platform in a mountain meadow at Elizabethton and, in the fourth main speech of his campaign proper, addressed the whole South. He implied that he was neither an orator nor a humorist nor particularly a politician. He spoke as a Westerner, as a member of an administration whose record he thought was good, as a champion of the Home, as one who wants to...

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