THE PRESIDENCY: Constructive Start


"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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