On 28 February 1943 Carrie Chapman Catt, honorary president of the League of Women Voters, issued a statement opposing an Equal Rights Amendment before Congress.
On 11 April 1947 Stanley B. Cofall, director of liquor control for the state of Ohio, announced the abolishment of the rationing of liquor, in effect since May 1943.
In July 1949 Dr. Samuel J. Green, of Georgia, Grand Dragon of the Ku Klux Klan was interviewed for the Nation magazine. Responding to the question of why the KKK always wore disguises, Green replied that "So many people are prejudiced against the Klan these days."
In 1942 Mary Halleren entered the Officer Candidate School of the newly formed Women's Army Auxiliary Corps. A year later she commanded the first Women's Army Corps (WAC) unit sent overseas, and in 1945 she was appointed director of all women's overseas units. She became director of the WAC in 1946, and in...
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