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.
(Oddly, still is) Since its enactment in 1947, the famous (or infamous) Taft-Hartley Act (or Slave-Labor Bill as some call it) has been in an almost constant state of proposed revision. But never getting off the ground. Initially vetoed by
President Truman addresses a special session of Congress to present an emergency Foreign Aid package and to discuss the Economy. November 17, 1947
(Truman and The Congress Of Nope in 1947) The 80th Congress, dubbed the "Do Nothing Congress" by President Truman was the result of a Republican ma