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May 14, 1938

May 14, 2008 |  8:01 am

Above, 300 Jewish refugees arrive from Germany ... and President Roosevelt asks Congress to approve money so the U.S. can join an international committee to study the problem of refugees. Below, police surgeon Charles F. Sebastian testifies about Harry Raymond's injuries in the bombing that nearly killed him. If the name sounds familiar, it's because he was the son of Charles E. Sebastian, the former police chief who was elected mayor in one of the more colorful and corrupt eras in Los Angeles history ... Sheriff's deputies raid the gambling ship Rex and The Times gives the story just a few paragraphs ... but more coverage is coming ... And crews are hard at work to get Union Station ready for the Shriners' Convention in June.


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