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Hoover, Herbert
The Challenge to Liberty.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1934. First edition, early printing of Herbert Hoover's challenge to Roosevelt's New Deal arguing it abandoned "the heritage of liberty." Octavo, original cloth. Boldly signed on the front free endpaper by Herbert Hoover, along with thirteen others including Nebraska Governor Samuel Roy McKelvie, Judge Harry A. Spencer, Near fine in a good dust jacket. The 31st President of the United States, Herbert Hoover wrote more than two dozen books throughout his lifetime, including The Challenge to Liberty, a harsh criticism of the New Deal. Hoover feared that the New Deal was a threat to the country's "freedom of mind and spirit." He criticized he National Recovery Administration and Agricultural Adjustment Administration as "fascistic," and the 1933 Banking Act as a "move to gigantic socialism."
Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books [United States]

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