THE PRESIDENCY: Speech No. 1

A good President must have a good Press.—U. S. POLITICAL PROVERBS. A fortnight ago, guests at the White House were Mr. and Mrs. Adolph S. Ochs of Manhattan. While Mrs. Hoover motored Mrs. Ochs around Washington and entertained her (TIME, April 15), President Hoover devoted spare moments to Mr. Ochs, who publishes the august, fatherly (and almost always Democratic) New York Times. President Hoover asked Publisher Ochs this and that about U. S. journalism. After the Ochses had gone, President Hoover wrote a speech. Last week President Hoover went to Manhattan,...

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