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Wednesday November 4, 1936

The story continues with the second journal.  This is an entry from her personal diary, by Elizabeth Lancaster Carsey 80-years-ago. Click here to read more.

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Here’s what else was happening 80-years-ago today


Image result for november 4, 1936C.V. Mauldin completes the Trip Around The World. The 36,535 mile trip took 147 days from June 11 to November 4, 1936. That’s 28,656 miles by boat.

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The CNT/FAI accepted four cabinet posts in the Spanish Republic, the first and only time that anarchists have participated in a national government.

Image result for spanish civil war getafeNationalists captured Getafe.

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The satirical anti-Nazi play Round Heads and Pointed Heads by Bertolt Brecht premiered at the Riddersalen Theatre in Copenhagen.

Chicago Daily Tribune November 4, 1936
Chicago Daily Tribune November 4, 1936