HEROES: Bonuseers into Camp

Herbert Hoover's severe handling of the Bonus Expeditionary Force last year helped to lose him the election. For weeks while veterans gathered by thousands in Washington he shut himself up in the White House. Only when they began to get out of hand did he recognize their existence by turning U. S. troops loose upon them with tear gas and fire, by denouncing them as mostly Communists and criminals.

Last week President Roosevelt was confronted with a second Bonus March on the capital. His method of handling it was in marked contrast to...

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