THE PRESIDENCY: Hoover, Hoover & Herridge

THE PRESIDENCY

Hoover, Hoover & Herridge

One day last week President Hoover arose from his luncheon in the White House and, instead of returning immediately to his office, went upstairs to his dressing room. There with the aid of Boris, his valet, he put on formal morning clothes. At 2:15 Chief Usher Irwin Hood ("lke") Hoover knocked on his door. "The new Canadian Minister is here, Mr. President," he announced. A last pat to his necktie and President Hoover descended the stairs, entered the Blue Room, took a good solid stand near its...

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