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Hitler drafts Jews for work... Gandhi weakens during his fast...
Item # 654672
March 6, 1939
NEW YORK TIMES, March 6, 1939
* Mahatma Gandhi
* "Fast Unto Death"
* Jews and Aryans
* Separated from jobs
Two notable front page reports, the first with two column heads: "Germany Drafts Jews for Work; Sets Them Apart from 'Aryans' " "Aim Is to Meet Pledge Made to Rublee and to Free 'Germans' for 'State-Political' Jobs---'100-a-Day' Emigration Edict Denied". The text begins: "Having eliminated all Jews from trade, industry and the professions, the government has now issued a decree drafting all German & Stateless Jews for work on both public & private enterprises, but in a ghetto-like separation from 'Aryan' workers...".
The second has one column heads: "Gandhi Weakening As Fast Continues" "He Loses Two Pounds After 48 Hours---Orders His Wife to Return to Prison".
Complete in 32 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.
Category: The 20th Century