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Source: Milwaukee Journal
Source type: newspaper
Document type: article
Document title: “Associated Press Stops Work First Time in History”
Author(s): anonymous
City of publication: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Date of publication: 19 September 1901
Volume number: 19
Issue number: none
Pagination: 2

 
Citation
“Associated Press Stops Work First Time in History.” Milwaukee Journal 19 Sept. 1901 v19: p. 2.
 
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Keywords
Associated Press; William McKinley (mourning).
 
Named persons
William McKinley.
 
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Associated Press Stops Work First Time in History

     Today between 2:30 and 2:35, Eastern Standard time all work of The Associated Press, the world’s greatest news gathering association, was at a standstill. Not a telegraph instrument ticked, nor was a piece of telegraphic news handled. This order was the first of its kind ever sent out by The Associated Press, as it has been its object to furnish bulletins almost every minute, day time and night, since the first one was sent—that President McKinley was shot at Buffalo by an assassin.

 

 


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