National Affairs: Hoover Halfway

This week Herbert Clark Hoover, 31st President of the U. S., stood at the halfway mark in his first and perhaps last term. Behind him lay two years of the hardest work this hard-working man had ever done, of noisy quarreling with a cantankerous Congress, of heartbreaking economic misfortune, of a blighting natural curse, of a gradual loss of popular favor. Ahead of him lay a rocky road to 1932 when he would either vindicate himself by renomination and re-election or go into the discard of defeat as...

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