On October 23, 1929, Hoover was the first President to shake the hand of 9 year old Muriel Keith, who would go on to shake every President's hand up till Josiah Bartlet. The next day was the start of the Great Depression.
- ↑ "I don't know if this is true, but a Presidential historian told me that this was the most stable cabinet since Hoover's." from Arctic Radar
- ↑ "No, no. It's just... it's... You shook hands with him, and next day the Great Depression started." from 20 Hours in America (Part II)
- ↑ "And we'll simonize the Hoover Dam?" from Slow News Day
- ↑ "Where do you think he got it? I've been rejecting the premises of questions since the Hoover Administration." from The Ticket