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Herbert Hoover in the White House : the ordeal of the presidency / Charles Rappleye.

Rappleye, Charles, author. (Author).
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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library - Greensburg BIO HOOVER (Text) 32826014010748 Adult Biography Available -
Seymour Main Library B HOOVER, HERBERT (Text) 37500004193286 Biographies Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781451648676
  • ISBN: 1451648677
  • Physical Description: xx, 554 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2016.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Part I. The rise and fall of Herbert Hoover -- He did not choose -- A political diptych -- Flashpoints, and a landslide -- "Hoover the silent" -- Bright with hope -- The Wall Street Frankenstein -- The special session -- The crash -- The president's hair shirts -- "The peculiar weakness of Mr. Hoover" -- Part II. War on a thousand fronts -- Challenging facts -- Friction at the Fed -- The ground gives way -- Playing politics with human misery -- The ghost of Grover Cleveland -- Credit crunch -- The Gibraltar of world stability -- Reconstruction -- Part III. The bitter end -- Roosevelt rising -- The conflicted candidate -- Evil magic -- President reject -- Interregnum -- The sound of crashing banks.
Summary, etc.: Describes the uphill battle faced by the thirty-first president, who served his single term during the Great Depression, portraying the man as bright, well-meaning, and energetic but ultimately lacking in the tools of leadership. --Publisher
Subject: Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964.
Presidents > United States > Biography.
United States > Politics and government > 1929-1933.
Genre: Biographies.

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