THE PRESIDENCY: The Hoover Week: Sep. 9, 1929

Nineteen guests last week went off with President Hoover for a Friday-to-Tuesday outing at his Shenandoah National Park camp. Many of them went mountain-climbing. President Hoover kept behind six of them—members of the Federal Farm Board-to tell him what the Board had accomplished in its month-and-a-half existence.

¶ To the White House to be congratulated by President Hoover went Dr. Hugo Eckener, commander of the Graf Zeppelin just back from .its round-the-world flight (see p. 42). The President said: ". . . The spirit of high adventure still lives ..." and returned to...

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