THE PRESIDENCY: The Hoover Week: Jun. 2, 1930

THE PRESIDENCY

The Hoover Week

When Senator Hiram Johnson kept calling more and more naval officers before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee to testify against the London Treaty, President Hoover last week began to suspect a subtle filibuster was in progress to block ratification of the Pact at this session. The President has gained enough knowledge of practical politics to realize that delay feeds the fires of Opposition. Sternly he spoke out his displeasure.

"It is my understanding that the advocates of the Naval Treaty in the...

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