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Mahatma Gandhi jail release... fast unto death...

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August 24, 1933

THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 24, 1933

* Mahatma Gandhi jail release
* Campaign against untouchability
* Fast unto death ends

Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Fast Wins Gandhi Unconditional Release; A Week Without Food, He Weighs 90 Pounds" (see)
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 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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