Stories tagged: League of Nations
Wed., July 10, 2019
William Jennings Bryan, former presidential candidate and former secretary of state, was in town to speak at the Hillyard Chautauqua.
Fri., June 14, 2019
The state was mourning the death of Washington Gov. Ernest Lister, who died of heart disease.
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100 years ago in Washington D.C.: Sen. Miles Poindexter, of Spokane, helps lead fight against League of Nation
U.S. Sen. Miles Poindexter of Spokane took to the Senate floor to rail against the proposed League of Nations and the peace treaty in Europe.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 12:24 p.m.
The establishment of the League of Nations – an early attempt to form a United Nations-style organization – was a divisive issue in Spokane. Some critics, including U.S. Sen. Miles …
Sat., Feb. 16, 2019, 5 a.m.
Between 5,000 and 6,000 spectators crowded the Spokane Armory to hear former President William Howard Taft extol the League of Nations, the international organization intended to ensure peace in the …