President Hoover meets members of the public at the White House on New Year's Day.
Full title reads: "Washington - Enough handshakes to last a year! - is the penalty of being President - when, once a year, thousands, high & low (according to ancient custom) 'call' at the White House on New Year's Day."
Washington, Washington D.C., United States of America.
American Secretary of State, with women. Secretary of the Treasury Mellor (?) comes out of building. C/U Mellor (?), Chief Justice Hughes of the Supreme Court with his daughter and son-in-law (Hughes touches the brim of his top hat in greeting).
President Herbert C. Hoover (Republican) and his wife walk from the White House through a small honour guard. C/U of the President and his wife.
Long line of people standing outside the White House waiting for admission. High angle shot of line up.
(Story seems to end rather abruptly.)
This story has commentary on the soundtrack.