Terry, dressed as Hoover, raises a martini glass to Sam, a veteran who is being gassed and burned outside his window.

July 28, 1932

At the height of the Great Depression, President Herbert Hoover opens fire on homeless veterans. Their wives and children are tear gassed and their shelters are burned down at bayonet point.

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