National Affairs: The Inaugural

On Monday, at approximately 12:32 p. m., Herbert Clark Hoover will find himself on a stand on the Capitol's east steps, a world-wide radio audience invisible in the microphone before him, a printed speech in his hand.* The reading of that speech will be his first official act as 31st President of the U. S.

Before performing that act and uttering the pledge that precedes it, Mr. Hoover will undoubtedly repair to the Friends Meeting House and silently dedicate himself in Quaker fashion.

Monday morning he will arise in his S Street home as...

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