THE PRESIDENCY: The Hoover Week: May 23, 1932

President Hoover conferred long and often last week on grave matters of state. His principal conferees were Secretary of the Treasury Mills, Governor Meyer of the Federal Reserve Board and President Dawes of Reconstruction Finance Corp. They came and went by White House side doors, kept their lips sealed on their deliberations. The anxious solemnity of their conferences with the President gave Washington a presentiment of momentous events just below the horizon.

¶ A White House caller was Mrs. William Edgar Borah. She brought her niece, Mary Lueddemann of Portland, Ore. and two...

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