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Herbert Hoover by Kenneth Whyte

After reading such masterpiece biographies as Caro on Moses or Kinross on Ataturk, Whyte on Hoover comes across as a little light, a little bland, if well-written - but taken on its own merits, I will say that it has fascinating implications regarding the differences between FDR and Hoover, and what could have been.