1948 elections

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

December 10, 1947 - Calm In Places - Flying Off The Handle In Others

December 10, 1947 and a reasonably calm day in history. Food rationing was still being discussed on Capitol Hill and so was the Black Market. The Middle East was getting ready to blow up with sides forming. News on the Hollywood Writers HUAC hearings and getting ready for the 1948 elections.