TITLE

The Week

PUB. DATE
May 1943
SOURCE
New Republic;5/3/43, Vol. 108 Issue 18, p579
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article presents the author's perspective on news for the week of May 3, 1943. U.S. Congressman Eugene Cox is embroiled in a dispute with the Federal Communications Commission while John L. Lewis of the AFL-CIO is agitating for a coal miners strike. The author expresses his horror at Japanese atrocities against American prisoners of war.
ACCESSION #
25082945

 

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