National Affairs: The President-Elect

Out of the California sky, all the way from the Atlantic seaboard by air, dropped Col. William J. ("Wild Bill") Donovan, Assistant Attorney-General in the Coolidge Cabinet and "the next Attorney-General" in the press. He said he was there to work on some cinema cases. But everyone knew that President-Elect Hoover had sent for him, his friend and confidant, to discuss political this and governmental that before departing good-willingly for South America.

Col. Donovan grinned when newsgatherers begged him to admit that he would be the Hoover...

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