THE PRESIDENCY: The Hoover Week: Oct. 12, 1931

President Hoover is much given to reading about himself in the newspapers. A published personal anecdote about himself is often as irksome to him as the well-directed digs of his Democratic opponents. If he had picked up the New York Herald Tribune last week and turned to the first page, second section, it is possible that the small Hoover mouth would have fallen. Trenchant Liberal Walter Lipmann had read Citizen Coolidge's cool renunciation of presidential aspirations in the Satevepost (TIME, Oct. 5), had detected therein no accolade for President Hoover but a...

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