Tag Archives: #Examiner

Jan. 30, 1947: Salesman on Main Street Corner Sets Off Riot

Note: This is a post I wrote in 2006 for the 1947project. The rewrite desk in action: The Examiner: Free Cash, Nylons and Gum— Then They Took Him Away! Dollar bills, nylons and bubble gum pelted persons at 6th and … Continue reading

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Found on EBay – Editorial Cartoonist Edmund Waller ‘Ted’ Gale

An original drawing by Edmund Waller “Ted” Gale has been listed on EBay. Waller was a longtime cartoonist who was an institution at The Times, but he quit in 1934 in a disagreement over its editorial policies and went to … Continue reading

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Live Blogging ‘-30-’ on TCM

Dewey Webb gets into the “-30-” spirit with a 1959 ad from Variety. Thanks, Dewey! (I swear, the guy in the travelogue called it Aloe Vera Street.) And that’s “-30-” Ready to go home, Lady? Gosh, genuine ugly 1950s layout. … Continue reading

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Newspaper wars

June 19, 1957 Los Angeles These numbers tell a story, but what is the story? According to the graphs, circulation for Hearst’s daily and Sunday Examiner began falling after World War II. The Times, according to these statistics, passed the … Continue reading

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