When the Hoover Tower was under construction as part of the SESI project, we were able to give our audio infrastructure and systems a good, hard look. We decided we could rebuild them (we have the technology) or at least significantly modify them.
In his 1970s radio addresses, Ronald Reagan often featured a “desk-clearing day,” where he would tackle a few different, smaller issues in one sitting. In the same spirit, here’s a Hoover Archives’ desk-clearing blog.
The Mississippi River is expected to crest at 57.5 feet at Vicksburg today, a foot above the record 1927 “Great Mississippi Flood.” In April that year the river broke through the levees, submerging vast expanses of farmland and destroying the homes of more than one million people.