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A Tale of Time City

Author: Diana Wynne Jones

My rating: 5 of 5

Like many other children in 1939, Vivian Smith is on her way to the countryside to stay with her cousin while the bombing is going on in London. 426 more words

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Along Comes a Sequel that Tops Everything (February, 1937)

After the Thin Man (1936) Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) / P: Hunt Stromberg / D: W.S. Van Dyke / W: Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett, Dashiell Hammett (novel) / C: Oliver T. 24 more words

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June 17, 1936

The Steel Workers Organizing Committee (SWOC) sets up its headquarters in downtown Pittsburgh with the goal to organize steelworkers. “Our first problem was to banish fear from the steelworkers’ minds,” recalled Philip Murray, SWOC chair. 13 more words


June 10, 1937

In an effort to break the picket line by striking steelworkers at Newton Steel – a subsidiary of Republic Steel – in Monroe, Michigan, a vigilante mob deputized by city leaders attack with tear gas and clubs. 33 more words