Daily Archives: May 19, 2017

Tuesday May 18, 1937

The story continues with the second journal.  This is an entry from her personal diary, diary 2by Elizabeth Lancaster Carsey 80-years-ago. Click here to read more.

No Post today.

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

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Chicago Daily Tribune May 18, 1937

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The wedding of the Duke of Windsor and Wallis Warfield was set for June 3 at the Château de Candé in Monts, France.



Outgoing Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin made the last significant speech of his time in office, in which he asked the youth of Britain to guard against the threats of fascism and communism and said that the League of Nations was of “doubtful” value.



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Archbishop of Chicago George Mundelein made the paper hanger speech, attacking “malicious” Nazi propaganda against the Catholic church. Mundelein called Joseph Goebbels “crooked” and referred to Adolf Hitler as “an Austrian paper-hanger, and a poor one at that, I am told

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Italy celebrates birth of Empire: Musselini, King Victor Emmanuel