Vice President Predicts ‘Long, Costly’ Struggle in Southeast Asia

May 24, 1961: Radio and TV comedy star Joan Davis dies of a heart attack and gets a Page 1 obituary with a jump. Raymond Chandler got an six-paragraph obituary on Page 4.  Davis was 48 when she died.

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1 Response to Vice President Predicts ‘Long, Costly’ Struggle in Southeast Asia

  1. Arye Michael Bender says:

    “I married Joan. What a girl, what a whirl, what a life…”
    They didn’t write any songs about marrying Raymond Chandler, did they? The lyrics would have been dark as ink.

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