Letters: Nov. 25, 1929

Hoover in Louisville

Sirs:

"More policemen than citizens witnessed the Louisville parade. The hall where the President spoke was only half-filled with curious spectators who did not grasp the significance of his speech on inland waterway development" reads your description of President Hoover's visit to Louisville in TIME for Nov. 4. ... A gross exaggeration and untruth and one for which TIME should be ashamed. . . . True the weather was inclement when the President honored Louisville with his visit—so inclement that plans formulated many days in advance were changed at the last...

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