TOP NEWS STORIES FOR 1934 Top news stories for 1934 include a gale that hits the Pacific Northwest especially damaging to the Seattle waterfront, demolition of Atlanta, Georgia slums begins and the President and First Lady help celebrate Armistice Day. Royalty also made the news along with the first all-female football team and new methods to foil bootleggers.
WILLIAM GREEN CALLS FOR SHORTER WORK WEEK American Federation of Labor President William Green calls for a 30-hour work week during a San Francisco convention. His proposal is met with enthusiasm from the crowd.
U.S. CELEBRATES MEMORIAL DAY President Roosevelt leads the nation in Memorial Day celebrations on the Gettysburg Battlefield. In Washington French airmen Paul Codos and Captain Maurice Rossi lay a wreath on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. New York City observes the day with a huge parade along Riverside Drive.
FDR & SON AT YALE HARVARD ROWING REGATTA President Roosevelt attends a Connecticut Yale Harvard Rowing Regatta to cheer on his sone Franklin Delano Jr. who sadly is on the losing team as the Yale eight defeat Harvard's crew. Passenger POV from a bridge driving past the harbor and boats before the big event.
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