THE PRESIDENCY: Debts Dropped

In a double-edged huff, President Hoover and President-elect Roosevelt parted company last week on U. S. foreign policies. As a result any War Debt settlement went over until after March 4. In his special message to Congress last fortnight President Hoover said he wanted to make a combined attack on debts, disarmament and world economics by means of an executive commission. To that end he proposed again to seek the co-operation of his successor who, after their White House meeting of last November, had already refused to support his methods. Between the...

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