National Affairs: Men, Misery & Mules

Half a hundred newsmen jostled their way expectantly into President Hoover' circular office at noon one day last week. Word had spread that the President was thoroughly displeased at Republican mismanagement of his relief programs (for Drought and Depression) in the Senate, that for the third time he would have sharp-stinging things to say.∙A pleasant hearth fire crackled in the hushed room as the President lifted a paper from his desk, began to read aloud. His face grew red with feeling. His voice was harsh and...

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