People, Oct. 2, 1933

"Names make news." Last week these names made this news:

Mr. & Mrs. Herbert Hoover emerged from the West to go to Chicago's Fair. Near Gibbon, Neb., when a freight wreck stalled their train for almost half a day, Mr. Hoover played solitaire in his shirt sleeves. To a newshawk who boarded the train he said: "I'm sorry but I'm not discussing national issues," quizzed the newshawk instead about Nebraska farmers. At the depot in Chicago a crowd of 500 peered and cheered as Mr. Hoover stepped under the glare of camera flashlights. "I'm just...

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