- Based on the previous documents in this set, why do you believe President Harry Truman would want to make acquaintance with former President Herbert Hoover?
- Predict the importance of this invitation to meet, and its acceptance based on Herbert Hoover's work as a world humanitarian. How did this relationship help with the Peron agreement to release wheat outlined in this document?
Truman, Harry and Herbert Hoover, "Correspondence relating to Harry Truman inviting Herbert Hoover to the White House to discuss measures to avert famine in postwar Europe," 24 May 1945. Courtesy of National Archives