quit >> the most difficult thing is she's -- what she saw it due to bert. -- do to bert. >> what was her approach to pr? did she give formal interviews formaln mark -- interviews? >> there is a piece that talked about the fact that mrs. hoover had not met with the reporters one time. the first time we see formal meeting with reporters is in july of 1932. in campaign season. she had a luncheon, but it is important to note that women reporters were not writing for the front page, they were writing for the society page. this is being treated as a men's issues. >> we were talking earlier about radio. lou hoover use this for a series of addresses and we will listen to one of those right now and talk about how radio helped the hoovers and their approach. >> [inaudible] >> the message is the same. and to the girl scouts who are helping. [inaudible] >> in some way presaging the address, fireside chats. quick she is using it to try and push this message which is in keeping with what herbert hoover is doing at that time and it is interesting that she is doing the talks to the girl scouts movem
bert was getting ready to go out with a friend of his. he said let me say good-bye to lou, when he went in, she was collapsed and died on the floor of a heart attack. >> timothy of sun city, california, you're on. >> my name is timothy large. i'm the grandson of gene henry large, the sister of lou hoover. and i just wanted to express how great it was and how much i appreciate her as well as her husband. and i was born in palo alto and i wanted to express the really good care for their kids, grand kids, and relatives. >> we hope we've done a fair job tonight telling the story of your relatives. thank you for your call. that's a great -- before we go to her legacy, where is she bury? >> buried in palo alto. then they exhumed her body and there was next to bert at west branch. >> when the government opens again and all of the institutions are back, you can go to west branch and visit herbert hoover presidential library there. a question for both of you, since they were a couple who really approached public life together. what should their le
it's now the hoover presidential library with the restoration of the buildings from bert's childhood. >> it was dedicated in 1962. by that time, lou hoover had passed. but herbert hoover, who lived a long life was there for the dedication. we'll show you a clip of that next. >> record of supreme action by the american people. their devotion and sacrifice to their ideals. and in these records there are, no doubt, many unfavorable remarks made by our political opponents. as well as the expressions of affection by our friends. we may hope that future students will rely upon our friends for confirmation. [ applause ] >> herbert hoover lived until he feels 90 years old. he set a record for -- >> he was -- until last year, he was the longest -- longest serving ex-president of all time jimmy carter for that last year. >> two moderate presidents lived longer than he. lived into the early 90s surpassing lou hoover's record until that time. tell us about her death. >> she had been physically active as we talked about. riding a horse, camping, sleeping on the ground up until her late 60s.
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