In the message the men ask Bankhead not to support the proposed Food and Fuel Control Act. They specifically oppose the section that applies to cotton: "Remember the prices of 1914 from the effect of which we are just recovering we trust that you...
This article describes reaction to "Black Thursday," October 24, 1929; according to the author, the atmosphere of the stock exchange was mostly calm and businesslike while the public on the street was in a frenzy: "Looking down from the meager...
In the message Wallace refers to the May 13 episode of "The Huntley-Brinkley Report," which discussed the civil rights demonstrations in Birmingham, Alabama. He asks Williams and Roberts to have their congressional committee investigate the program...
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