THE PRESIDENCY: Two at a Table

Most of the civilized world last week bated its breath on the eve of President-elect Roosevelt's White House conference with President Hoover on War Debts. All Europe had the idea that its economic fate was in the four hands—two of them long and sinewy, the other two white and heavy —at the White House table. Most U. S. citizens previewed the meeting as necessary and important but not epochal. Day after his return from California President Hoover picked up his desk telephone to find Governor Roosevelt talking from his Albany study. Their opening...

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