Remember this Picture?
A circus midget, 27
inches tall, was popped on J. P. Morgan's lap while he waited in
the Senate Caucus Room on June 1, 1933. Morgan was to
testify before the Senate Banking and Currency Committee.
The next day the pictures of the midget and Morgan was famous
everywhere in the world. Morgan benefited from the
encounter. The midget did not. Hounded by publicity,
she left the U. S. two years later to return to her native
1n 1937 she was
arreste4d as a "useless person" and sent to Auschwitz. the
New World had exploited her, the Old had obliterated her.
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