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Mahatma Gandhi * Babe Ruth in 1932....

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September 22, 1932

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 22, 1932

* Mahatma Gandhi death fast
* Gangster Al Capone
* Prison release ?

The front page has a one column heading: "GANDHI GROWS WEAK; TRUCE THOUGHT NEAR" with subheads. (see)
Page 14 has a one column heading: "AL CAPONE MAKES NEW LIBERTY PLEA" 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