The World Food Prize Foundation

2014 Iowa Hunger Summit

How a Pirate State Defeated Famine: Herbert Hoover and The Commission for the Relief of Belgium

Speaker Ms. Margaret Hoover - Author, Activist, CNN Political Analyst
Schedule Morning Presentations (10/14/2014 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.)

Ms. Margaret Hoover will share about the unparalleled humanitarian achievements of her great-grandfather, President Herbert Hoover. Participants will leave with a new appreciation for this little-known side of Iowa's own U.S. president.

About Ms. Margaret Hoover:

Margaret Hoover is a best-selling author, activist and CNN political analyst. A veteran of the Bush administration and the great-granddaughter of President Herbert Hoover, Margaret is passionate about shedding light on her great-grandfather’s historically unparalleled humanitarian achievements.  She serves as a trustee of the Hoover Presidential Foundation in West Branch, Iowa, as an Overseer at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution, and on the board of the Belgian American Educational Foundation.  Raised in Colorado, Ms. Hoover resides in New York City with her husband and son.

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