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    Herbert Hoover: Typed Letter Signed. 1 p. TLS, written on Hoover's personal letterhead (7.25" x 10.5"), n.p., December 15, 1934, addressed to J. R. Knowland of the "Oakland Tribune", marked "Confidential" with filing notation at top. The letter has excellent content, dealing with an implied bias in the reporting of news and siding with Robert Choate, publisher of the "Boston Herald", in his campaign against the "corruption of the Associated Press dispatches out of Washington." The former President elaborates: "I have a personal interest in it because the AP has employed itself in the smearing game at every possible opportunity and has never given adequate or equivalent news to any refutation or answer. They are not able to even transmit my own statements without re-writing and garbling." Normal folds, else clean. From the Estate of Malcolm S. Forbes.

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    December, 2016
    3rd Saturday
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