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Message to President Carlos Ibanez del Campo of Chile on His Escape From Assassination.

October 24, 1929

I AM most gratified to learn of your fortunate escape from the attempt on your life yesterday.

HERBERT HOOVER

[His Excellency Carlos Ibanez del Campo, President of Chile, Santiago]

Note: The assassination attempt by a young man identified as an anarchist failed when his firearm malfunctioned.

Herbert Hoover, Message to President Carlos Ibanez del Campo of Chile on His Escape From Assassination. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/208890

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