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Railroad Deal of 1944

In 1942, railroad workers’ unions demanded a raise. Concerned about a strike, President Roosevelt ordered an emergency board to settle the dispute and when at the end of 1943 no settlement was reached, the Federal Government took control of the rails.

Retrospectacle: Bouffant Hair: Nowhere to Go but Up

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War Time (Daylight Saving Time)

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