THE PRESIDENCY: The Hoover Week: Aug. 8, 1932

President Hoover whacked the Shipping Board down from seven to three members. Surviving this economy were Commissioners Thomas Ventry O'Connor, Samuel S. Sandberg and Rear Admiral Hutchinson Ingham Cone.

¶A log fire warmed the President & guests at his Rapidan camp over the weekend. He rested from the nervous tension incident to calling out the Army to evacuate the Bonus Expeditionary Force (see col. 2). The highway from Washington was scoured by Virginia troopers in flashing white cars to see that the President was not accosted or molested by straggling Bonus marchers.


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