Press: March 4 Issue

The night of March 3, 1933 and all the following day brought an avalanche of news to editors' desks throughout the land. Herbert Hoover was leaving the White House. Franklin Roosevelt was going in. ... Banks all over the country were being closed by decree. ... A wild stockmarket. . . . Jehol fell to the Japanese. . . . Mayor Cermak was dying. . . . President Roosevelt asked extraordinary powers. . . . Extra session to deal with banks. . . .

It was the kind of day that keeps make-up editors...

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