Jan. 22, 1942: Chika Takamoto and Ryohei Tanaka are in jail for violating the federal ban on Japanese Americans possessing cameras or radios.
Studebaker Pacific manufactures its last passenger car and converts to defense work “for the duration.”
The Times publishes a promotional ad on the benefits of newspapers:
Note well that your newspaper contains TWO KINDS of news
1. FACT 2. OPINION
The facts, good or bad, you cannot dodge. You may change them, as you change public officials, laws, customs, habits every day. But don’t deny them or hide from them. That is dynamite.
The opinions, right or wrong, are there because every man has opinions. And in AMERICA, every man has a right to his opinions. But don’t accept every opinion blindly. That is dynamite.
Eastside Beer says that buying beer by the case saves paper bags. It’s patriotic!
“Babes on Broadway” opens in Los Angeles
Jimmie Fidler says: The young Scotsman who supplied comedy in “Target for Tonight” (he was unnamed as were all in the film) has been killed in action over Germany.