The constructive ideas which President Hoover has contributed cannot be allowed to pass like a Christmas message of good will that cheers its recipient for a moment and is forgotten. They must be exploited to the utmost.
The London Times
June 24, 1932
To make the world forget Mr. Hoover's constructive proposal to reduce armaments by one-third was the task to which Great Britain's most highly paid lawyer,* Sir John Simon, Foreign Secretary, devoted himself last week at Geneva.
On his week-end visit to London, tall, astute Sir John had apparently...