Letters: Oct. 20, 1930

President's T's


TIME, Oct. 6, ''President Hoover dotted his last "i's," crossed in his last "t's." . . .

Are you inferring that President Hoover writes his speeches hastily, then goes over them and crosses "t's,'' dots "i's"? I doubt it.


Dedham, Mass.

As a matter of fact (though TIME did not intend to infer it) the President is known to do much meticulous revising of his speeches.—ED.

Coolidge Steal

Steal Sirs:

. . . At the American Legion Convention this forenoon, at which President Hoover was the leading guest, the convention was practically...

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