1941-01-20 00:00:00

Jan 20, ‘41 DR & crew were still in Santa Barbara (niendorff & I)

Letter Jan 20 1941 (mine) “We will leave here mon or tues whenever Dad and Diego get underway. We will all drive to Brownsville (a non-stop plane to Mexico City)

We must have arrived in Mexico about Feb 10/41” [1/31/77 ELP misc. notes]

1941-01-18 00:00:00

“Swastika Ripped from German Consulate” [3000 watch and cheer as flag flying in honor of Foundation Day at 29 O’Farrell in San Francisco is shredded.]

“Aid to Britain: Lease Program is Premature Says (Joseph P.) Kennedy”, (SF Chron, 1.19.40)

1941-01-12 00:00:00

“Censored Dictator(SF Chron) [Buenos Aires mayor bans film in response to pressure from Italian embassy. Last week the movie reached Chile and Mexico.  In Mexico plainclothes and 14 uniformed police protected the theater.]