THE PRESIDENCY: Constructive Start

THE PRESIDENCY

"Constructive Start"

At noon one day last week President Hoover walked solemnly from the Cabinet Room through the short passage to his own office. Behind him came a small procession of House and Senate leaders. The President seated himself at his broad desk, hitched his chair closer, reached out and drew to him a document labeled:

H.R. 1. An Act to establish a Federal Farm Board to promote the effective merchandising of agricultural commodities in interstate and foreign commerce and to place agriculture on a basis of economic equality...

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