Animals: Big Bad Bear

Like many another child, Peggy Ann Hoover, the President's granddaughter, has been frightened by big bad bear stories.* White House attendants, to keep her out of mischief, told her that a fierce black one lived in the basement of the Executive Offices. Peggy Ann became curious about bears, so, fortnight ago. President Hoover took her and her small brother Herbert III ("Peter"') to see some live ones at Washington's zoo. Most persons read the resultant news stories with pleasant amusement. But in Chairman John M. Holzworth of the National Committee on...

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