International: The Crisis

It was a quiet night in all precincts. Patrolman Francis De Feis shot at a fur thief in front of Brooklyn's Paramount, accidentally killed an elderly woman waiting for a trolley (and the United Nations never stirred). Longshoreman Willie May was ambushed and shot dead through the window of the men's room in the Four Leaf saloon on Henry Street (and the Moscow press did not even toss an adjective). Three liquor stores were held up, involving a total theft of $713 and one gold watch (the U.S. State Department did not so much as lift an eyebrow). Mrs. Mary Gordon,...

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