Tag Archives: Herbert Hoover

Young Herbert Hoover’s Best Career Move

The story of Herbert Hoover is a true Horatio Alger story. Poor boy makes good through his own pluck and hard work. And a little bit of help along the way. The Making of an Engineer Herbert Hoover was an … Continue reading

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The Remarkable Friendship Between Harry Truman and Herbert Hoover

In April, 1945, Franklin D. Roosevelt had died suddenly, and Vice President-now-President Harry S Truman, by his own admission, felt like the moon, stars and all the planets had fallen on him. Harry Truman Makes A Friend  Only days after … Continue reading

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The Herbert Hoover Presidential Site

It is not Paris.  It is not even Mt. Vernon.  But history lovers must not overlook the charmer of an understated and underrated Presidential Birthplace and Library in tiny little West Branch, Iowa.  The Herbert Hoover Birthplace Herbert Hoover was … Continue reading

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The Common Touch: Presidential Style

The Common Touch, like Common Sense, is anything but Common.  The Elusive Quality of the Common Touch The Common Touch is one of those rare qualities that must be inborn, natural and absolutely sincere.  It can sometimes be affected, but … Continue reading

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Herbert Hoover and the First Hoover Dam

In 1921, Herbert Hoover was a household word, and a newly appointed Secretary of Commerce in the Harding Administration. Herbert Hoover: A Quick Background Herbert Clark Hoover (1874-1964) was a self-made man in the truest sense of the word.  Born … Continue reading

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