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July 6, 1918

Arthur Brisbane, whose editorials reached upto 20 million people, describes the spread of the influenza from Spain to Germany and now England. He calls it a democratic epidemic, and hopes it spreads to the Kaiser and his family. Brisbane also relates that President Wilson will not allow the telegraph strike to proceed.

Source: Arthur Brisbane, "On the Spot of the Moment," The Leader, Guthrie, Oklahoma, July 6, 1918.

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