Sunday, January 27, 2013

Today -100: January 27, 1913: Of diplomatic breaks, child labor, unwelcome gunboats, and porcelain men

The Balkan allies break off peace negotiations with Turkey.

President-elect Wilson meets social workers, tells them that child labor is a matter for the states, not the federal government.

Headline of the Day -100: “Our Gunboat Unwelcome.” The Wheeling, sent by Taft to Vera Cruz.

Headline of the Day -100, runner up: “Porcelain Men to Strike.”

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1 comment:

  1. Nothing sooths reports of alarming conditions like a gunboat. Even if the official reception has a chilly atmosphere.