THE PRESIDENCY: Leaks

Last week the Press was its own White House news. Ever since the campaign to "humanize" him began two months ago, President Hoover has writhed and winced at intimate, inconsequential little stories about himself in the public prints. When a newshawk cynically remarked to him that more U. S. newsreaders were interested in Granddaughter Peggy Ann than in his debt holiday, the President denied that the U. S. people were of such low intelligence. The Press fortnight ago described the President's hurried departure from his Rapidan camp (where no reporters were...

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