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Hoover, Herbert (1874-1964) to Samuel K. McConnell, Jr.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00200 Author/Creator: Hoover, Herbert (1874-1964) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Typed letter signed Date: 22 June 1949 Pagination: 6 p. ; 27 x 18 cm.

Summary of Content: Written in reply to Pennsylvania Congressman McConnell's request that he give his views on education legislation (the federal "grants-in aid") before the Committee on Education and Labor. Former President Hoover asserts his strong personal interest in education and argues the proposed bill is ineffective and a waste of federal money. Suggests an alternate bill.

People: Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964
McConnell, Samuel K., 1901-1985
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David)., 1890-1969

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: PresidentCongressEducation ReformFinanceEconomicsLawHouse of Representatives

Sub Era: Postwar Politics and the Cold War

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