THE PRESIDENCY: Hot Sun & Linens

President Hoover left Washington for the Caribbean a very tired man. Even a broken coupling that split his special train during the night was not enough to wake him in his private car. At Old Point Comfort, Va., his party—Secretary of War Hurley, Secretary of the Interior Wilbur. Private Secretary Richey, naval and military aides, 25 news and camera men—was put aboard the U. S. S. Arizona, Capt. Charles Freeman commanding. The President was assigned the captain's two-room-&-bath suite while Secretaries Hurley and Wilbur bunked...

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