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Doolittle Visits North American Plant, Praises Workers for Bombers Used in Tokyo Raid

June 2, 1942: In a visit to the North American aircraft plant, Brig. Gen. Jimmy Doolittle praises workers who built the bombers used in his raid on Tokyo. Otis W. Hall is accused of killing his estranged wife and sending … Continue reading

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Mystery photo

  Photograph by Don Cormier / Los Angeles TimesIsn’t this a great picture of Joe Louis? I found it Saturday while digging through all those boxing photos. OK, who’s the brunette? Jane Russell? (Chris Morales). Bingo! OK, what’s the occasion? … Continue reading

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Fuzzy Pink Nightgown

  Aug. 23, 1957Los Angeles Bad things happen when two men (Ralph Meeker and Keenan Wynn) abduct a movie star (Jane Russell). It turns out that her upcoming film is "The Kidnapped Bride" and everyone–including the studio and the alleged … Continue reading

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