1.08.2009

Herbert Hoover's Address to the Porto Rican Legislature


Check out this video of Herbert Hoover addressing the Puerto Rico legislature. The 31st U.S. President's visit to the Isle of Enchantment came in the midst of a deeping national depression, skyrocketing unemployment, and the forced 'repatriation' of people of Mexican heritage.

(Yes, Boriken was then officially 'Porto' Rico.)