TITLE

From The New Republic Mail Bag

PUB. DATE
February 1941
SOURCE
New Republic;2/24/41, Vol. 104 Issue 8, p280
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Presents comments and feedback of readers as reported by the journal. Advertisement in which diva Brenda Frazier said that she drives a Studebaker land cruiser; Report that Helen Alfred, executive director of the National Public Housing Conference that the recent conference advocated appropriation of further federal subsidies through amendment of the housing law; Information on a report that Lockheed Aircraft Corp. and other defense industries in Los Angeles, California make applicants for jobs answer a questionnaire containing 318 printed, copyrighted questions.
ACCESSION #
14703985

 

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