National Affairs: Speech No. 3

Across the hilly shoulders of Charleston, W. Va. was draped a grey shawl of early morning mist. From his Chesapeake & Ohio special President Hoover crossed to a stadium near the station. There a sleepy-eyed crowd, many school children, heard him tell how Charleston's chemical industry had waxed fat and strong behind the protecting bulwark of the Republican tariff. A lusty cheer rolled out when the President recalled that he, too, had once worked with pick & shovel in a mine.

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