Personality, Jun. 23, 1952

The unremarked phenomenon of Herbert Hoover is that he has been so long out of a regular job and has kept himself so busy. It is 19 years since he became, at 58, that white elephant of American politics, an ex-President (the only living one). Most recently he has been living and working in the tower of Manhattan's Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, mainly putting together the notes which he has jotted down during ocean voyages and waits in railway and air terminals. The notes are his recollections of 70-odd years—his memoirs, his convictions and his self-vindication. He has...

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