Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Today -100: November 24, 1910: Has the Mexican Revolution been completely repressed?

Francisco Madero declares himself “President of the Provisional Government of Mexico,” and orders his followers not to attack Americans or banks. Madero’s brother Gustavo arrives in Washington to deny that the rebellion is anti-American.

However, the Mexican foreign minister tells the NYT that the revolt has been “completely repressed.”

Massachusetts Governor-elect Foss changes tack, appealing to Henry Cabot Lodge to agree that no decision on the senatorship be made by the Legislature and that a new law be enacted for direct election of senators.

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