The Week

January 1942
New Republic;1/19/42, Vol. 106 Issue 3, p67
The article provides world news briefs. The U.S. Senate decided that no ceiling can be put over crop prices at less than 120% of parity, in relation to the prices of industrial products, than they averaged before the First World War. The Axis reception of U.S. President Roosevelt's victory program is discussed. New England regional director of the Office of Civilian Defense, (OCD) Dean James Landis, will take over the administrative duties of New York's mayor Fiorello Henry LaGuardia in the OCD.


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