Woodrow Wilson saved the American pencil industry but almost killed Bayer aspirin

During WWI, a suspicious U.S. unfairly targeted foreign businesses

A. W. Faber Rubber and Pencil factory, New York, c. 1920.

Staunton, Virginia native and President Woodrow Wilson saved the pencil manufacturing industry during World War I, but at the same time nearly bankrupted Bayer Aspirin.




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Dale M. Brumfield

Anti-death penalty advocate, cultural archaeologist, “American Grotesk” historyteller and author of 11 books. More at www.dalebrumfield.net.

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