THE PRESIDENCY: The Hoover Week: Dec. 5, 1932

"What," asked newshawks of Baltimore & Ohio's tight-mouthed Daniel Willard as he emerged one day last week from the President's office, "was the purpose of your visit to the White House?"

Railroader Willard, who usually brushes through the press cordon in the White House lobby with a curt "nothing-to-say," paused to reply:

"I have found in my travels around the country that there is a nation-wide confusion as to when Indian Summer begins and when it ends. I believe such confusion should be ended and I came to solicit the President's help in getting through Congress a bill defining Indian Summer...

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