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President Wilson becomes the 1st serving U.S. President to step on European soil...
Item # 656330
December 14, 1918
THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 14, 1918
* President Woodrow Wilson becomes 1st U.S. President to set foot on European soil
The front page has a three-line, full-banner headline: "WILSON LANDS AT BREST AMID THE ROAR OF WARSHIPS' GUNS AND ACCLAMATIONS OF CROWDS AND STARTS FOR PARIS; BRITISH CONFIDENT OF QUICK AGREEMENT ON PEACE ISSUES" with several subheads and additional related articles - all on the front page. One subhead has: "President Hailed as 'Apostle of International Justice' - in Paris This Morning," which includes the historic announcement: "The first voyage of an American President to the shores of Europe was happily ended this afternoon when the George Washington dropped anchor in Brest roadstead," with more.
Considering this 22-page issue is from the pulpish period in newspaper printing, while it is fragile with chipping at the edges, it is in overall good condition. However, it must be handled with care.
Category: The 20th Century