THE PRESIDENCY: The Hoover Week: Jul. 1, 1929

A good President never gets away from his troubles. President Hoover took his with him on last weekend's outing to his Shenandoah National Park fishing camp. His chief trouble: to pick from 400 names the eight best men to administer the Federal Farm Board. To his camp he also took Secretary of Agriculture Arthur M. Hyde. Together they pondered in the Virginia Backwoods while a downpour of rain interfered with fishing.

¶ Another Hoover trouble last week was Prohibition. The President seemed to be unable to hold this issue at arm's length. He publicly...

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