THE PRESIDENCY: The Hoover Week: Dec. 22, 1930

Like Theodore Roosevelt, Calvin Coolidge in the White House promoted intimate publicity by letting the Press learn the comings and goings, the small doings of himself & relatives. Like Woodrow Wilson, President Hoover objects to such family publicity. He considers the private side of his life and of those about him something in which the public can have no legitimate interest. To him the White House is a home as sacred from intrusion as his own Palo Alto residence. Yet last week he put aside his distaste for this type of publicity to...

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