National Affairs: Brothers in Arithmetic

Four years ago whenever Herbert Hoover went home to the White House, the silk hat on his head covered a multitude of political worries. At the same time, whenever Braintruster Raymond Moley tramped up the terrace steps at Hyde Park, the crushed fedora on his wrinkled brow covered manifold plans for Herbert Hoover's downfall. Little did either of them then dream that in 1936 they would find themselves brothers under their hats. Yet last week Herbert Hoover, no longer President, spoke his mind in Philadelphia, and in Manhattan Raymond Moley, no longer a...

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