Feb. 8, 1938
Above, Lutheran minister Martin Niemoeller protests a secret trial by the Nazis on charges of treason. Niemoeller, who survived the war, was one of hundreds of dissident German ministers who were arrested by the Nazis in the 1930s ... A new grand jury is selected and prepares to hear evidence in the Harry Raymond bombing ... Bombing witness Hope Green says she received a threatening phone call telling her to "take $2,500 and leave town or get rubbed out" ... Police in Georgia investigate the slaying of a minister as he was writing his sermon ... A British health expert talks about the success of public healthcare in Britain and says the U.S. medical profession will follow suit--someday ... And an airplane that can land itself, short stories and human interest features in the Saturday Evening Post--only a nickel (71 cents USD 2007).
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