TITLE

The Week

PUB. DATE
December 1940
SOURCE
New Republic;12/16/40, Vol. 103 Issue 25, p819
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents the socio-political situation across the world. Relations between Great Britain and the Axis powers comprising of Germany, Italy and Japan strained; Views that France down but not defeated; Attempts to help Great Britain by purchasing British made goods; Adoption of new schemes to strengthen both defense and national economy; Establishment of a city planning commission in New York; Department of Justice of the United States looking into the expenditures of the Republican party; Murder of Willi Muzenberg, believer in fascist ideology; Protests against discrimination meted out to Communists in Brooklyn; Prohibition of airing the music of the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers by the radio and television networks of the U.S.; Fight for civil liberties in University of Virginia.
ACCESSION #
14762243

 

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