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Error election report : Before "Dewey Defeats Truman"...

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November 07, 1916

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Extra, Massachusetts, November 7, 1916 

* Charles Evans Hughes
* 'False' election report

Long before the more notable error headline was given nationwide attention, a few newspapers incorrectly reported that Charles Evans Hughes had defeated Woodrow Wilson for the presidency. The banner headline reads: "Hughes' Election 'Flashed' In New York City" with subhead: "Republican Candidate Sweeps New York State by 175,000 and Democratic and Republican Papers Concede His Election" (see)
Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century