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June 18, 1947: Actor Jon Hall Says Tale of Being Shot Down in Plane Was a Hoax

Note: This is an encore post from 2005 and originally appeared on the 1947project. The day before, The Times reported a curious incident in which a bullet tore into the propeller of the plane shortly after it took off for … Continue reading

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June 9, 1938

Photograph by the Los Angeles Times Special prosecutor Joseph Fainer, left, Deputy Paul Casey and George Sakalis, a key witness in the trial of Police Capt. Earle Kynette in the Harry Raymond bombing. Because of the attempts to intimidate Sakalis … Continue reading

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