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...