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Last week for Herbert Hoover a cycle of history came full circle. Bombs fell on Helsinki and Bolshevism again marched West.

Among the wobbling governments of post-War Europe, when revolution or relief were the alternatives, he had packed a lifetime of experience: cabling pleas for food, studying revolution in Hungary as the Bela Kun* Government rose and fell racing around a Europe where panics and crises, revolution and breakdown flared in the first days of peace. Through ten of those 20 years he had been Herbert Hoover, Secretary of Commerce organizer...

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