National Affairs: Exquisite Sensation

When he returned to the White House from his Rapidan camp early last week, President Hoover found his desk stacked with messages from all the world applauding his debt holiday plan. He glanced at a few—"stroke of genius," "fine constructive step," "thousands will thank God for you." Then, sweeping the rest aside, he plunged into six days of hard exciting work—the kind which makes a man glad to be President. For the first time he felt the exquisite sensation of a united nation behind him on a major issue. He became, almost overnight,...

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