Foreign News: President No Longer

At Dublin, on the exceedingly beautiful morning of Easter Monday, 1916, a bloody riot was followed by the issuance of a manifesto in which the revolutionaries proclaimed Ireland an Independent State and a Republic, in the name of Sinn Fein ("We Ourselves"). On that day Eamonn (Edward) de Valera distinguished himself by capturing Boland's Bakery, which he ingeniously utilized as a fortress and a food supply base. From Boland's Bakery he vaulted through an orgy of terror to the presidency of "We Ourselves," which constituted "the Irish Republic." When the Irish Free...

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