Jan. 27, 1958

A storm drops more than an inch and a half of rain on Los Angeles … A terrorist bomb explodes outside a U.S. Embassy in the Middle East … Note that America is giving arms and money to Iraq, Iran and Pakistan to keep Mideast oil supplies secure from incursions by the Soviets … Uninterrupted access to Mideast oil is "vital to the Western world," The Times’ Waldo Drake says… And retired Gen. Douglas MacArthur turns 78.



About lmharnisch

I am retired from the Los Angeles Times
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