National Affairs: Hoover v. Influences

Without mentioning names but leaving no doubt whatever about whom he was talking. President Hoover picked up a paper and read to an assemblage of White House correspondents. As he read they looked more and more dumbfounded as if they did not believe a President of the United States could be so outspoken. Mr. Hoover read on. with a broad smile at their astonishment. When he had finished reading the correspondents asked whether this statement was for their information or whether they might give him as authority for the sense of it. His answer...

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