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March 8, 1917 — I observed two things especially. The first was that, for all the uproar, no one was drunk. The other was that the cops beat up no one.

March 8, 1917 — I observed two things especially. The first was that, for all the uproar, no one was drunk. The other was that the cops beat up no one.

H.L. Mencken, in Havana on his way home from Berlin, witnesses the end of a short–lived, and unsuccessful, liberal revolution in Cuba.

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March 8, 2017