THE PRESIDENCY: The Hoover Week: Nov. 11, 1929

Indian Summer weather (temp. 83°) sent President Hoover and 19 weekend guests to his Shenandoah National Park camp, hastily reopened. Chilly rain drove them back to the White House for Sunday night supper and music.

¶ Through a White House side-door slipped Republican Senators Watson and McNary. Gravely they talked to the President. After they had slipped out again, President Hoover lifted his voice, said things to the Senate about the tariff (see P. 13)

¶The President appointed Gustav Aaron Youngquist of Minnesota to Mrs. Mabel Walker Willebrandt's old post in the Department of Justice...

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