THE PRESIDENCY: The Roosevelt Week: Jul. 18, 1932

Last week Franklin Delano Roosevelt:

¶ Wired President Hoover for a personal conference on the St. Lawrence River development. The U. S. and Canada are negotiating a treaty on which depends New York's State-owned, State-operated power project at Massena Point. A hitch with the State Department has developed on the State's share of the cost. The Democratic nominee suggested a meeting with the Republican nominee to "hasten the initiation of this vast project which means cheap transportation . . . cheap electricity for homes, farms and industries . . . and employment for...

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