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Herbert Hoover in the White House

Author Charles Rappleye is an award-winning investigative journalist and editor. He has

written extensively on media, law enforcement, and organized crime. The author of Sons of Providence: The Brown Brothers, the Slave Trade, and the American Revolution; Robert Morris: Financier of the American Revolution; 368 more words



In 1892 at Stanford University, an 18-year-old student was struggling to pay his fees. He was an orphan, and not knowing where to turn for money, he came up with a bright idea. 521 more words


One Summer: America 1927 by Bill Bryson

Rating: 4 Stars ★★★★☆

On a warm spring evening just before Easter 1927, people who lived in tall buildings in New York were given pause when wooden scaffolding around the tower of the brand-new Sherry-Netherland Apartment Hotel caught fire and it became evident that the city’s firemen lacked any means to get water to such a height.

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Herbert Hoover a Superhero?

On August 10, 1962, Herbert Hoover celebrated his 88th birthday by attending the dedication and opening of the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library -Museum in West Branch, Iowa. 299 more words

Herbert Hoover

My Review of Charles Rappleye's Herbert Hoover in the White House

Charles Rappleye’s new biography of Herbert Hoover gave me a new perspective of both the 31st President of the United States and the economic depression of the late 1920’s and 1930’s which paralyzed both the United States, Hoover himself, and his administration. 349 more words

Book Reviews

Power Head Floats To The Bottom Of The Flint River

The French Revolution and its Reign of Terror must have been quite a scrambling time for political elites. I will read up on it soon to get some safety precautions for the inevitable guillotine, but it will be an easy read since I am not a power thirsty hooker of the human race. 578 more words

Herbert Hoover (Book Review)

Herbert Hoover  by David Holford, Eslow Publishers, Berleley Heights, NJ, Copyright 1999, 128 pages

Once again, rather than slog my way through an expensive 400 page length book to learn about Herbert Hoover, I selected a book of 128 pages from the juvenile section of the library.  747 more words