THE PRESIDENCY: Elephant's Job

Public affairs gave way to political affairs at the White House last week as President Hoover pressed to a climax his campaign for reelection. For long hours he withdrew from the bustle of his regular office for the quiet of the Lincoln Study where he worked over his Indianapolis and New York stump speeches. One Cabinet meeting instead of two was held during the week and then with only half of the members present and all the discussion on campaign strategy. Most White House callers were G. O. Partisans with words of advice,...

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