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Socialist Dem Donating Member (363 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-24-04 09:50 AM
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10. Also
Truman used Hoover's experience for the relief effort after WW II. Before he was elected, Hoover was the "rising star" in the party, and generally viewed as a genius for organization.

The depression wasn't his fault, and his downfall was not being innovative enough in helping ease the depression before it became overwhelming.
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  -Who was the most misunderstood president of the 20th century? UpsideDownFlag  Nov-22-04 01:31 PM   #0 
  - FDR--he's viewed by non-historians as the epitome of liberalism...  jchild   Nov-22-04 02:26 PM   #1 
  - Three words: William Jefferson Clinton.  ih8thegop   Nov-22-04 03:52 PM   #2 
  - Tell-it like they wont (slick Willie) was the most dogged,accused yet  orpupilofnature57   Nov-22-04 05:41 PM   #4 
     - i have to agree  swampg8r   Jun-22-08 09:01 AM   #27 
  - I think Teddy Roosevelt would also have to be considered as one..  cruadin   Nov-22-04 04:04 PM   #3 
  - not to mention being able to give a 2 hour speech...  justa   Nov-26-04 03:57 AM   #13 
  - Theodore Roosevelt was brilliant  Tangledog   Nov-29-04 11:24 AM   #16 
     - I'm so glad to see other DUers defend TR  Shredr   Mar-14-05 05:54 PM   #20 
  - Herbert Hoover ...  RoyGBiv   Nov-22-04 08:54 PM   #5 
  - Perfect man for anything but the top job  LSdemocrat   Nov-22-04 11:39 PM   #6 
  - Exactly ...  RoyGBiv   Nov-23-04 12:03 AM   #8 
     - Pre-Presidents  David Zephyr   Nov-24-04 02:24 PM   #12 
     - I agree.  Odin2005   Sep-08-07 07:24 PM   #24 
  - Also  Socialist Dem   Nov-24-04 09:50 AM   #10 
     - I am also a fan of Hoover's  Yupster   Feb-20-05 10:32 PM   #18 
        - I was at the Hoover Library in May  dflprincess   Jul-17-08 04:12 PM   #29 
  - Taft was also quite misunderstood  LSdemocrat   Nov-22-04 11:40 PM   #7 
  - Taft was an interesting charachter.  Odin2005   Sep-08-07 07:28 PM   #25 
  - Truman is also responsible for the Marshall Plan.  SemiCharmedQuark   Nov-23-04 08:19 AM   #9 
  - I'd say Truman was one of our best Presidents.  leyton   May-02-05 07:16 PM   #23 
  - W  Socialist Dem   Nov-24-04 09:55 AM   #11 
  - I thought of W too  Yupster   Feb-20-05 10:33 PM   #19 
  - Several, with varying degrees...  Endangered Specie   Nov-29-04 01:02 AM   #14 
  - My take on Nixon  Tangledog   Nov-29-04 11:14 AM   #15 
  - Herbert Hoover (nt).  JohnLocke   Nov-29-04 08:39 PM   #17 
  - Shrub. I don't understand a damn thing he says/mutters/stammers  Kerrytravelers   Apr-26-05 10:40 PM   #21 
  - Jimmy Carter  Lefty48197   Apr-28-05 07:49 PM   #22 
  - Ironically, every time Carter reduced his popularity, it was the result  Ken Burch   Dec-08-09 05:22 PM   #31 
  - +100  Rhiannon12866   Mar-19-11 11:19 PM   #33 
  - George W. Bush  HamdenRice   Sep-12-07 09:36 AM   #26 
  - Dubya's up there...  damyank913   Feb-14-11 06:58 AM   #32 
  - Eisenhower n/t  terrya   Jul-09-08 06:37 AM   #28 
  - Woodrow Wilson  hasbro   Jul-14-09 04:33 AM   #30 
 

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