People: People, May 8, 1944

Men at Bay

Hirohito, Son of Heaven, celebrated a warm 43rd birthday sweating over the problem of Jap plane production.

"General" Jacob S. Coxey finally finished his famed speech (in behalf of interest-free Government bonds as an economic cureall. The speech started in 1894 on the steps of Washington's Capitol, before his "army" (rumored 5,000, in fact 336) of fellow townsmen he had led from Massillon, Ohio, but was stopped in midphrase by the police. It ended this week on the same old steps, before an audience of 200 not-so-busy Capitol Hill employes.


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