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How the World's Most Exclusive Club Was Born

It was one of those moments that, in a mere second or two, changed American history: On January 20, 1953, at the inauguration of President Dwight Eisenhower,...

Friends and Exes: JFK's Republican Allies

President John F. Kennedy had a slip of paper he liked to carry around in his pocket: 118,574, it read, reminding him of the sliver of votes by which he won the...

Education: Ideologies

A Reagan library for Stanford Establishing a presidential library on a college campus has become almost as difficult as winning an election. Although private...

THE CABINET: Hoover Men

"Any truthful declaration on the Cabinet members will be announced by me, and all other statements will be based on theory and conjecture." So said the...

Books: Before the Hurricane

THE MEMOIRS OF HERBERT HOOVER, The Cabinet and the Presidency (405 pp.) —Herbert Hoover—Macmillan ($5). Calvin Coolidge's Secretary of Commerce was one of the...

Radio & TV: Hoover Is Disgruntled

Elder Statesman Herbert Hoover knows just how the Italians feel about radio (see above). At a dinner in Manhattan's Waldorf-Astoria honoring his boyhood friend,...

WAR & PEACE: Mr. Hoover Raises a Ghost

With his habitual air of grumpy wisdom, Herbert Hoover last week summoned up a ghost: the ghost of Fisher Ames (1758-1808). The only living ex-President was...

THE ADMINISTRATION: In Error

There are many interesting facets to the shipment of goods to Communist countries, observed Under Secretary of State Herbert Hoover Jr. in closed session...

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