Record of the Seventy-Second Congress

Archive Report

Emergency and Permanent Measures Enaoted by 72Nd Congress

The 72nd congress met for its first session on December 7, 1931, at the opening of the third winter of the depression. The Congress expired by constitutional limitation at noon on March 4, 1933, in the midst of a national financial emergency, with banking holidays in effect in most of the states and the ...

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