Comments by former President Herbert Hoover, serving as honorary chairman of the Famine Emergency Committee
United States USA Date:1946 Duration:4 min 23 sec Sound:Yes
Former United States President Herbert Hoover seated at a desk and delivering comments for the media. The U.S. flag behind him. The 71 year old Hoover is speaking in his role as honorary chairman of the Famine Emergency Committee, appointed by President Truman after World War II. President Hoover speaks of difficult conditions and suffering of people in post-war Europe and England, but also discusses the balance needed between relief and rehabilitation over the world, without putting too much drain on the American economy.
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