1947

April 9, 1947 - Picket Lines And Greek Troops.

April 9, 1947 - Striking Telephone Operators. Striking Coal Miners. Big Four Conference. Henry Wallace in London. Greek Army advancing against rebels. Henry Ford death. David Lilienthal confirmed as head of AEC. Frank Sinatra in court over fist fight.

March 15, 1947 - Living In A Post-War World.

March 15, 1947 - Living in a Post-War World. Cold War news. Big Four Conference. Palestine question. War Crimes trial in Tokyo. Fighting in China between Government and Communists. Revolts in South America. Foreign Aid to Greece and Turkey. Blizzards in Wales. Floods in East London.

December 12, 1947 - Rome: On Strike - Shut Down.

Rome on Strike - tense with threats of violence. The world somewhat askew, this 12th day of December 1947. First off- the General Strike in Rome had reached its second day with fears of violence just around the corner as a rumored 20,000

November 2, 1947 - Strikes, Riots And Art.

News of the day for December 2, 1947. Riots break out in Jerusalem over Partition of Israel and Palestine. French strikes cripple Paris. U.S. building facilities in South Pacific for Atomic Bomb testing. Prices of meat, butter and shortening take steep climb. Big Four Conference and Austrian Peace Treaty pending. And artist Thomas Hart Benton and writer H.L. Mencken in squabble over value of an early Benton painting.

November 25, 1947 - A Cold War And The Hollywood Ten.

News of this day in history for November 25, 1947. Foreign Ministers conference in London. Soviet Union refuses to deal with Austrian and German treaties. Upcoming Parliamentary elections in England. 20% cut in Truman Foreign Aid package. Celebration in Tel-Aviv in anticipation of UN vote on Israeli statehood. France has first Woman Cabinet Minister. Oklahoma wheat crops finally get rain.