Friday, July 2, 2010

Of Course, This Could Never Happen Now...

2 comments:

Grandmère Mimi said...

That's an ugly bit of history of which I was not aware. Thanks for the enlightenment.

Counterlight said...

To be fair to Herbert Hoover. It was a young hothead general by the name of Douglas MacArthur who gave the order to attack the bonus marchers without Hoover's knowledge or approval. Hoover publicly assumed responsibility for the fiasco, to his great credit.