Herbert Hoover

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Noun1.Herbert Hoover - 31st President of the United StatesHerbert Hoover - 31st President of the United States; in 1929 the stock market crashed and the economy collapsed and Hoover was defeated for reelection by Franklin Roosevelt (1874-1964)
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Into Hoover's defensive bibliography steps Glen Jeansonne, whose Herbert Hoover: A Life is a passionate tribute to the lengthy and productive life of one of America's most important statesmen.
Coincidently, the country confronts with almost the same gigantic challenges which America faced under Herbert Hoover from 1929 to 1933.
Herbert Hoover in the White House: The Ordeal of the Presidency by Charles Rappleye, a journalist turned historian, focuses on Hoover's handling of the Great Depression that devoured all but eight months of his 1929-33 presidential term.
Critique: It can be arguably stated that Herbert Hoover is one of our most underappreciated Presidents, a man whose political and philosophical legacy was effectively suppressed by the advent of the Great Depression.
In honoring Kehe with its Herbert Hoover Humanitarian Service Award, FMI was recognizing him for his career-long focus serving the greater good.
Who was Herbert Hoover? Answering that question depends not only on the perspective from which the query is made but also the time period of his life.
The crusade years 1933-1955; Herbert Hoover's lost memoir of the New Deal era and its aftermath.
Herbert Hoover is the American president most famous for his efforts to cope with the Great Depression.
It provides, in addition, a fuller understanding of Herbert Hoover's political career by examining what presidential historians have entirely neglected--his sympathy for Zionism and his efforts on behalf of Jews as they faced destruction by the Germans and their European accomplices.
The scholarship recipients are Anthony Petersen, who attends West Virginia University as a computer science major; Brooke Belmont, who attends Fairmont State University as a health administration major; CJ Oldham, a graduate of Hurricane High School who will attend University of Tennessee as a nuclear engineering major; Sam Schoolcraft, w graduate of Herbert Hoover High School who will attend West Virginia University as a pharmacy major; and Madison Messinger, a graduate of Capital High School who will attend West Virginia Wesleyan as a bio-chem major.
"An impressive and provocative appraisal of Herbert Hoover's embattled presidency." applauds Hoover historian Ceorge H.
John Quincy Adams and Herbert Hoover. Among other unusual presidential animals at the White House were Woodrow Wilson's sheep and Calvin Coolidge's pygmy hippopotamus.