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(Revised from original 1997 version)
Herbert Hoover (A)
Presents a character sketch of Herbert Hoover, along with Hoover's views on the cause of the Great Depression of the 1930s. Illustrates the political economy of the period and presents different interpretations of the course of the Great Depression. A rewritten version of an earlier case.
Government and Politics;
Wells, Louis T., Jr. "Herbert Hoover (A)." Harvard Business School Case 798-041, June 2006. (Revised from original November 1997 version.)