Veteran-Aid Policies of the United States

Archive Report

New Veteran Relief Legislation of 1930

The twelfth national convention of the American Legion will meet at Boston on October 6 and will be addressed on the morning of that day by President Hoover. The importance of the legislation on behalf of World War and other veterans enacted at the last session of Congress, and the determined stand taken by the President against some of the veteran-relief projects advanced during the session, make it probable that the Legion convention will stimulate wide public discussion of the policies to be followed in the future by the federal government in extending additional aid to veterans of the World War.

The most important of the veteran-aid measures passed during the 1929–30 session of Congress carried forty amendments to laws ...

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