1940-11-12 00:00:00

The Great Dictator premieres in SF at the United Artists Theater. Goddard is also appearing in North West Mounted Police at the Warfield Theater, (SF Exam, 11.8.40) [Rivera will take his “crew” to see the movie opening per ELP.]

Molotov visits Hitler with the possibility of the USSR joining the Axis. (Chronology of the 20th C.)

1940-11-11 00:00:00

“[Joseph] Kennedy Launches Crusade to Save America From War” (SF Exam, front page)

[Questions whether Democracy is over in England.  “’Don’t forget’ he said. ‘Lindbergh’s not so crazy, either.’”]

Willkie addresses nation. Pledges allegiance to FDR, but calls for “strong minority.” (SF Exam, 11.12.40, p.4)

1940-10-28 00:00:00

Morley letter to Pflueger expecting him back soon from the NY World’s Fair.  GGIE is far on the way to being demolished. She has completed arrangements for return of South American art and so her duties are finished.  Art Digest would like to photograph mural and do story.  Morley would like to know whom to credit for Rivera landscape, which is now on exhibit. (Plueger files)

Italy invades Greece.