U.S. At War: You've Got To Get Up

Farmers snarled, radiomen howled, railwaymen whistled, but Congress decided to give the U.S. daylight-saving time—the year round, for the duration.

The House rejected Burt Wheeler's Senate bill, authorizing the President to set clocks forward or back one hour or two hours, at his discretion. The House bill, which Senate conferees are expected to adopt this week, provides that all clocks will be set ahead uniformly one hour.

Some morning next month, 20 days after President Roosevelt signs the bill, in cold houses all over the U.S. the day will start an hour earlier.


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