The President and Protest: Hoover, MacArthur, and the Bonus March / Edition 2

The President and Protest: Hoover, MacArthur, and the Bonus March / Edition 2

by Donald Lisio
     
 

ISBN-10: 0823215725

ISBN-13: 9780823215720

Pub. Date: 01/01/1994

Publisher: Fordham University Press

Lisio re-examines the events surrounding the 1932 Bonus March on Hoover's White House by outraged veterans. Included is an incisive look at the protective motives of Hoover himself and how the president came to be vilified for the actions of MacArthur. The general's retaliation against the veterans was based on a supposed communist threat - which subsequent

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Lisio re-examines the events surrounding the 1932 Bonus March on Hoover's White House by outraged veterans. Included is an incisive look at the protective motives of Hoover himself and how the president came to be vilified for the actions of MacArthur. The general's retaliation against the veterans was based on a supposed communist threat - which subsequent investigation failed to confirm - yet Hoover could never extract himself politically from the storm of controversy following the event.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780823215720
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
Publication date:
01/01/1994
Edition description:
2
Pages:
346
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 5.80(h) x 0.80(d)

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