THE PRESIDENCY: Heat & Holiday

Washington last week was 105, a record. President Hoover sat working in his office with his coat on and the windows down. But he was not hot; the new ventilating system installed in the executive offices (TIME, Jan. 27) filled his room with cold clean air. As the special session of the Senate moved rapidly toward an end, the President turned his thoughts to a vacation. He announced that he expected to leave Washington about Aug. 15 to spend two weeks in the "Northern Rockies," probably Glacier National Park. All of the many...

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