THE PRESIDENCY: This Is an Emergency!


"This Is an Emergency!"

President Hoover had plenty of business to keep him busy in Washington and on the Rapidan last week. He had already declined an invitation to speak at the American Legion's Detroit convention on the same platform with two men— Newton Diehl Baker and Theodore Roosevelt. The first might be his Democratic opponent in the 1932 presidential race, the second, his running mate. But as the week wore on the national atmosphere became increasingly charged with anxiety. What if the Legion should go on record for immediate payment...

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