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April 4, 1917 — I feel we are about to put the dollar sign on the American flag.

April 4, 1917 — I feel we are about to put the dollar sign on the American flag.

Senator George W. Norris of Nebraska warns that the driving force behind American entry into the war is a desire to keep Wall Street banks afloat after the billions of dollars of loans they have extended to Britain and France. But only five other senators vote with him, and the war resolution is passed.

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April 4, 2017