An Off-Broadway theater is producing the musical “The Bonus Army,” about the 1932 march on Washington by unemployed WWI veterans and their supporters. Congress had voted the war veterans a cash bonus to be paid in 1945 — that would have been funny timing — and the marchers wanted their bonus certificates paid immediately.
The show was first produced in 1976. Here’s the link:
And here’s a link to a documentary about the Bonus Army, produced by the Disabled American Veterans.