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A Plot of Wall St Interests to Establish a Fascist Dictatorship (NYT 21/11/1934) (pdf file)

Posted in Uncategorized by ce399 on 16/12/2011

Gen. Butler Bares “Fascist Plot” To Seize Government by Force

A plot of Wall Street interests to overthrow President Roosevelt and establish a Fascist dictatorship, backed by a private army of 500,000 ex-soldiers and others, was charged by Major Gen. Smedley D. Butler, retired Marine Corps officer, who appeared yesterday before the House of Representatives Committee on Un-American Activities, which began hearings on the charges.



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