JUDICIARY: 109-Day Trial

Calvin Coolidge died. John Patrick O'Brien became Mayor of New York City. The Japanese quit the League of Nations over Manchuria. Germany fell under Adolf Hitler's sway. Franklin D. Roosevelt was inaugurated President of the U. S. The U. S. went off the gold standard. Beer came back. And still the National Diversified Corp. fraud trial ran on & on in Manhattan Federal Court.

After six months bald, hawk-eyed Judge John Munro Woolsey had tried to speed the longest U. S. criminal trial a bit by convening court a half-hour earlier each morning. That...

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