Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Today -100: June 15, 1922: Of troikas and the smoke of burning bodies

While Lenin recovers (or not) from his stroke, Russia will be ruled by a triumvirate of Stalin, Lev Kamenev, and... well, the NYT says Alexei Rykov, but actually Grigori Zinoviev. And no Trotsky.

A silent parade of negroes in D.C. demands passage of the Dyer Anti-Lynching Bill. One of their signs says: Congress Discusses Constitutionality While the Smoke of Burning Bodies Darkens the Heavens.


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