THE PRESIDENCY: The Hoover Week: Oct. 17, 1932

With the campaign pressing him from all sides President Hoover last week found it hard to keep his mind on public business. He went over some Budget figures with Director James Clawson Roop. He discussed labor conditions in the bituminous coal fields with callers. He answered a stack of belated mail. But most of his time was taken up by G. O. Partisans who wanted to tell him how good they thought his Des Moines speech was (see below) and urge him to go into their territory and make another like it. Exclaimed...

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