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June 16, 1932

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 16, 1932

* Bonus Army bill passes U.S. Congress
* World War I veterans pay redemption
* Heller Keller honorary degree at Glasgow University

The top of the front page has a one column heading: "BONUS BILL PASSES IN HOUSE, 209-176; SENATE TO RUSH VOTE" with subheads. (see) Lengthy coverage continues on page 2 with voting list. The Senate would defeat this bill which lead to a major conflict in Washington D.C. that Summer.
Page 18 has a one column heading: "HELEN KELLER GETS DEGREE IN GLASGOW" with subheads. (see)
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century

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