When Nazis Took Manhattan

On the evening of Feb. 20, 1939, the marquee of New York’s Madison Square Garden was lit up with the evening’s main event: a “Pro American Rally.” The organizers had chosen the date in celebration of George Washington’s birthday and had procured a 30-foot-tall banner of America’s first president for the stage. More than 20,000 men and women streamed inside and took their seats. The view they had was stunning: Washington was hung between American flags — and swastikas.

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https://www.npr.org/sections/codeswitch/2019/02/20/695941323/when-nazis-took-manhattan?fbclid=IwAR2OmvsXMmRtBnOQeSHpsZ8XJxfzul1N5ujch8UEWCpvFPtCFXnoy3xKI4g

Night at the Garden

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