1935 Labor Day Hurricane: Hemingway Slammed New Deal Ineptit

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1935 Labor Day Hurricane: Hemingway Slammed New Deal Ineptit

Post by Riddick » 09-07-2015 07:14 PM

Few today know the tragedy of what came to be known as The Labor Day Hurricane, but less than two weeks after it hit 80 years ago novelist Ernest Hemingway, who was living in Key West at the time, wrote an essay about it called Who Murdered the Vets?

Even if you are not a fan of his fiction, his factual reporting of this hurricane tragedy is quite interesting. FULL STORY

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