THE PRESIDENCY: The Hoover Week: Dec. 29, 1930

President Hoover's Christmas could be merry after all because last week he won his legislative fight with Congress, wrung from a reluctant and bickering Senate the bills he wanted for Drought and Unemployment relief (see p. 8). It was late when the measures reached the White House for signing. Only two newscamera-men had remained on the chance of getting a picture. When they were ushered into his office, the President raised his head, smiled broadly, asked: "Well, only two photographers?"

"Yes, sir'' they replied.

Instead of the usual powder flashlights, the cameramen used...

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