March 20, 1938
Above, an interesting wrinkle in the campaign to recall Mayor Frank Shaw. Below, Lithuania concedes to Poland and the nation's celebration turns to rioting in Warsaw's Jewish ghetto ... On the jump, more than 500 people protest outside the German-Austrian Consulate in Los Angeles, 117 W. 9th St. In Vienna, the Nazis close synagogues. Nazi storm troopers force hundreds of Jewish men, and a few women, into cleanup crews. "The Nazis told them it would do them no harm 'to learn what real manual labor means,' " United Press reported.
Quote of the Day: "The windows of hundreds of Jewish-owned shops were smashed and strong police guards encircled Warsaw's ghetto to prevent large crowds from invading it.... Orators talking about Lithuania hardly could be heard above crowds shouting 'Down with Jews!' and 'To Madagascar with the Jews!' " --Associated Press, via The Times