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‘Nothing Freakish About Hoover,’ Times Columnist Declares

March 18, 2010 |  4:06 am

March 18, 1920, Women's Suffrage

March 18, 1920: Alma Whitaker says that American women should seize the historic moment of casting a vote in the presidential election for the first time by supporting Herbert Hoover. After listing his positive attributes (he makes few speeches and has a strong jaw) Whitaker says: “There’s nothing freakish about Hoover.”

March 18, 1960, Briggs
“That Guiltiest Feeling,” by Clare Briggs.

March 18, 1920, Women's Suffrage

Hoover is also happily married – no scandal!