Like millions of people across the globe, there was horrified shock among those who had once held the position of President of the United States and First Lady, and most of those who would someday follow, when they heard the… Read More ›
First First Lady on the Radio: Lou Hoover & the Great Depression
With the advent of radio at the beginning of the Roaring Twenties and the introduction of sound to feature films and newsreels, Americans could finally hear what the famous people whose faces they knew really sounded like. The voice of Presidents… Read More ›
The Engineered Beat of Herbert Hoover’s 1928 Campaign Song
Having won the presidency in 1920 and overcome a post-war economic depression, to then survive the Teapot Dome and other Harding Administration scandals to win the presidency again in 1924, the Republicans went for a third try in 1928, nominating a man… Read More ›
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