Tag Archives: Mideast

July 26, 1938

aul "the Porpoise" Chotteau collapses within 10 miles of his goal of swimming from Santa Barbara to Venice … A bomb in Haifa kills 50 people, wounds 58 others and touches off rioting … Kentucky Gov. A.B. "Happy" Chandler is … Continue reading

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July 21, 1958

ather than even make an attempt to explain what’s going on in the Mideast in this period, I’ll defer to Robert G. Neumann, below. I can only echo what Hanson W. Baldwin said Feb. 21, 1958, when he referred to … Continue reading

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Mob spits on Nixon

May 13, 1958

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April 20, 1958

Israel prepares to celebrate its 10th anniversary with a look toward the future. Quote of the Day: "If the international situation improves, then in the next decade there may be peace between Israel and the Arabs." –David Ben-Gurion, prime minister … Continue reading

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March 10, 1958

Above, yes, it’s William Peter Blatty, author of "The Exorcist," writing about the Middle East. In fact, he was in the U.S. Foreign Service and stationed in Beirut … Below, attempts to control air pollution in California … Mamie Eisenhower … Continue reading

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Feb. 11, 1958

Weather makes the front page … Another youngster is stricken with a rare disease (The Times apparently never followed up on this story) … Fighting in the Mideast … And a new weapon in the Cold War against the Soviets … Continue reading

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Jan. 29, 1958

 

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Jan. 28, 1958

A cultural exchange program between the U.S. and the Soviets … In a meeting with Mideast allies, the U.S. warns the Soviets against any aggression in the region … Roberto Rossellini seeks to annul his marriage to Ingrid Bergman … … Continue reading

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Jan. 27, 1958

A storm drops more than an inch and a half of rain on Los Angeles … A terrorist bomb explodes outside a U.S. Embassy in the Middle East … Note that America is giving arms and money to Iraq, Iran … Continue reading

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Jan. 22, 1958

 

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Jan. 20, 1958

 

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Dec. 28, 1957

 

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Dec. 26, 1957

  Note the item on the BOAC Stratocruiser, which suffered a loss somewhat similar to what was theorized for Pan Am’s "Romance of the Skies."

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Dec. 26, 1967

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Dec. 25, 1957

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Christmas past

Dec. 20, 1997 Jerusalem

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Dec. 16, 1957

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Dec. 2, 1957

   

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Nov. 26, 1957

 

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Nov. 20, 1957

 

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