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Landslide: A Portrait of President Herbert Hoover
     

Landslide: A Portrait of President Herbert Hoover

Director: Chip Duncan, David Kennedy

Cast: Chip Duncan, David Kennedy

 
This documentary profiles the 31st president (1874-1964), an Iowa native who had the misfortune to be in White House when the stock market crashed in 1929, and presided over the Great Depression's early years before losing his reelection bid to FDR in 1932. An engineer by profession, Hoover directed WWI-era humanitarian aid to Europe, and served as Secretary of

Overview

This documentary profiles the 31st president (1874-1964), an Iowa native who had the misfortune to be in White House when the stock market crashed in 1929, and presided over the Great Depression's early years before losing his reelection bid to FDR in 1932. An engineer by profession, Hoover directed WWI-era humanitarian aid to Europe, and served as Secretary of Commerce under Harding and Coolidge. Interviewees include historian David Kennedy (Freedom From Fear: The American People in Depression and War). ~ Paul Droesch

Product Details

Release Date:
12/08/2009
UPC:
0841887011365
Original Release:
2009
Rating:
NR
Source:
Pbs (Direct)
Region Code:
1
Presentation:
[Wide Screen]
Sound:
[Dolby Digital Stereo]
Time:
1:00:00
Sales rank:
56,784

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Landslide: A Portrait of President Herbert Hoover
1. Introduction [4:14]
2. Belgium Relief [3:22]
3. Young Hoover [7:37]
4. Mississippi Flood [3:46]
5. 1928 Campaign [2:22]
6. Inauguration [2:10]
7. Stock Market Crash [12:25]
8. Bonus Marchers [4:18]
9. 1932 Campaign [8:09]
10. Post Presidency [7:02]
11. Credits [:57]

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