Season 2, Episode 31-Herbert Hoover and Palo Alto

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Our longest serving President had some wonderful estates to call home, each wonderfully preserved! Let's Visit Franklin Roosevelt and his homes in Warm Springs, Georgia, (the "Little White House"!) and Hyde Park, New York, as well as stops in Manhattan and Campobello Island! Learn about his political rise and struggles to overcome his illness; his elections and Presidency; his wife, Eleanor, and children; and his homes! Check out the website at VisitingthePresidents.com for visual aids, links, past episodes, recommended reading, and other information!Episode Page:Season 1’s Franklin Roosevelt Episode: "Franklin Roosevelt and Hyde Park" Support the show
  1. S2 E32 Franklin Roosevelt and Warm Springs
  2. BONUS! How I Spent My Summer…of Presidential Travels 2022 (Part 3)!
  3. S2 E31 Herbert Hoover and Palo Alto
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  5. BONUS! How I Spent My Summer…of Presidential Travels 2022 (Part 2)!

If ever there was a man of the world elected President, it is Herbert Hoover: Learn about his public service and late turn to politics; his election and Presidency; his wife, Lou, and sons; and his homes in Palo Alto, England, and Manhattan!

Be sure to check out Herbert Hoover’s “Visiting the Presidents” Episode from Season 1, “Herbert Hoover and West Branch”!

The Lou and Herbert Hoover House from the National Park Service.

The Lou Hoover House from Past Heritage Palo Alto.

The Hoover Washington home from History’s Homes.

The Hoover’s Rapidan Camp site from the National Park Service.

The Presidential Suite at the Waldorf Astoria from the New York Times.

From My Visits to the Waldorf-Astoria replica!

Herbert in his suite at the Waldorf Astoria
Plaque for Herbert Hoover at the Waldorf Astoria.
The Herbert and Lou Hoover House at Palo Alto
The Hoover’s Washington home while Secretary of Commerce and President, now the Embassy of Myanmar.
The Brown House at Rapidan Camp, the Hoover’s Presidential retreat in Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains.

Herbert Hoover House: 623 Mirada Avenue, Stanford, California.

Recommended Reading for Herbert Hoover

Kennth Whyte, Hoover: An Extraordinary Life in Extraordinary Times.
Glen Jeansonne, Hoover: A Life.
Charles Rappleye, Herbert Hoover in the White House: The Ordeal of the Presidency.
Herbert Hoover, The Memoirs of Herbert Hoover-The Great Depression, 1929-1941.

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I'm a Professor of History at Central Arizona College and someone who loves history and travel; my new blog will combine those interests!

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