THE PRESIDENCY: Going Away

Farewells filled President Hoover's final week in the White House. The last State dinner was for Speaker John Nance Garner, uncomfortable in evening clothes. There was a tea party for the White House secretariat. Army & Navy officers rubbed shoulders with employes from the Treasury and Labor Departments at the final State reception. The sub-Cabinet gave the President a good-by dinner at the Mayflower Hotel; he was presented with a desk chair. The Cabinet lingered long over an informal Sunday supper at the White House. A steady stream of G. O. Partisans...

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