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Congress Rejected The 1920 Census — But There’s Only So Much That Crisis Can Tell Us About Today

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August 17, 2020 2:32 p.m.

In a stroke of historical irony, this year’s potential for a botched decennial census comes on the 100th anniversary of the 1920 census — the only census that Congress rejected outright by refusing to do a reapportionment based on it.

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