“Equal Pay for Equal Work” Bill nearly Defeated

Wednesday, June 30, 1943

As race riots played out across the country, Tuskegee airmen began to make the news. “We’re on location, with our guns ready,” said Lt. Col. Benjamin Davis of his squadron stationed in North Africa. Flying P-40 Warhawks, the squadron has flown over 200 sorties. On the Home Front, Democrats in the Illinois legislature beat back a GOP attempt to gut the “Equal Pay for Equal Work” act for women. Planning the week’s menus? Here are some coupon-saving and nutritious recipes. Make veal rump roast for Sunday and on Monday serve the leftovers cold with cheese, creamed potatoes, and pickled beets.



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