Category Archives: Depression

Hoover and His Young Advisors

By Thomas F. Schwartz Presidents receive endless unsolicited advice on what to do and how to do it.  Modern Presidents, even with the most vigilant staff, cannot prevent unsolicited advice from reaching their boss, especially in open public settings.  Hoover … Continue reading

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Four Score and Seven Years Ago

by Matthew Schaefer This has to do with the Stock Market Crash of 1929.   Four score and seven years ago [give or take a year], the America nation was rocked by a series of crashes in the stock market.  … Continue reading

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Hitching a Ride with a President

By Thomas Schwartz John Wade Gordon stood along a hot, dusty California highway not far from Petaluma hoping to hitch a ride to Sausalito ferry about forty miles south.  Gordon had relocated to California from Memphis, Tennessee is search of … Continue reading

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