October 1953
New Republic;10/26/53, Vol. 129 Issue 13, p23
The article presents excerpts from articles that appeared in American newspapers in 1953, the information contained in each of them meant to be ironic or humorous comment on current affairs. The subjects provided include U.S. government agricultural policy, Vincent Impelliterri discussing his candidacy for mayor of New York City and the political violence in Spain committed by the forces of general Francisco Franco.


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