In October 1931, President Herbert Hoover’s administration asked the famous entertainer Will Rogers to appear with Hoover on a radio program to discuss the Great Depression, then in its early years. Newsreel cameras captured the classic populist speech that emerged from the broadcast; it can’t have been what Hoover was expecting.
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