Reading the Daily Mirror, 1949

After doing a bit of research about the headline on this paper, I’ve determined it was taken in 1949. Vishinsky Turns Down Unity Plan refers to Soviet Foreign Minister, who met in Paris with U.S. Secretary of State Dean Acheson and British Foreign Secretary Ernest Bevin to determine the fate of Germany after World War II. This gentlemen on the bus in Brooklyn is reading his Daily Mirror, then the rival to the Daily News, which later acquired its name-rights when it folded after the newspaper strike in 1963.


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