Tag Archives: Easter

Dec. 25, 1947: The Times Christmas Poem

Note: This is an encore post from 2005 and originally appeared on the 1947project. The Times’ front-page Christmas and Easter poems are as forgotten today as their author, James M. Warnack. I’ll leave it to my theological betters to parse … Continue reading

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April 17, 1938

Above, Shirley Temple, Peter Lorre and Mickey Mouse … Below, what do we have in Gothic type above the masthead? Yes, it is Easter Sunday in 1938 … At least 16 Arabs die in a fight between British troops and … Continue reading

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April 4, 1958

Above, MGM is making an expensive gamble on "Ben-Hur." Below, The Times continues its daily news feature on Holy Week … and has a story about the beginning of Passover … Detectives are trying to find out why a family … Continue reading

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