Tag Archives: #Nixon

Nixon Library Releases New Recordings

The Associated Press has filed a story on the Nixon Library and Museum’s release of more Nixon recordings. Of course, that’s not good enough for the Daily Mirror, so we tracked them down ourselves. The library has released digital recordings … Continue reading

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RFK-postscripts

Los Angeles Times file photo Antiwar demonstrators fight with Chicago police during the 1968 Democratic National Convention. At left, former Vice President Richard M. Nixon wins the Republican nomination for the 1968 presidential race. He selects Maryland Gov. Spiro T. … Continue reading

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May 26, 1958

Above and at left, authorities arrest five members of the July 26 Movement  in a plot to make arms for Fidel Castro’s rebel army in Cuba. A machine shop set up in a garage at 3144 Oakwood Ave., Lynwood, was … Continue reading

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May 15, 1958

May 15, 1958

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May 14, 1958

Above, I don’t even know where to begin with this one: "Islam is identified with the darker races while Christianity is thought to be a white man’s religion. Thus Mohammedanism is more acceptable to socially conscious Negroes, who have a … Continue reading

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Mob spits on Nixon

May 13, 1958

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May 9, 1958

Above, a mother who claimed she strangled her 2-year-old son when he actually died of pneumonia drives up to Mulholland and kills herself … Below, a Peruvian mob blocks Vice President Nixon as he tries to enter the gates of … Continue reading

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March 23, 1958

Uppity womenfolk who don’t know their place are destroying the American home, according to Dr. Arthur Mandy. Click on the thumbnail to read the entire story and find out why it’s their own fault if women are "frigid." Below, the … Continue reading

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March 11, 1958

Above, an early column by Jack Smith. Click on the thumbnail for the entire story … Below, meat prices are going up by 3 cents to 21 cents a pound (22 cents to $1.53 USD 2007) … The U.S. will … Continue reading

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March 5, 1958

Above, note the longstanding popularity of mysteries–alas, the Daily Mirror won’t be doing mystery tunes anytime soon. Below, a prowler who cures his nausea by being a peeping Tom is arrested near the scene of the Marjorie Hipperson killing …  … Continue reading

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Feb. 27, 1958

A wayward blimp … A "short, swarthy man" and his partner menace a Pasadena matron (and no, The Times never followed up on this story) … Nixon knows what to do if something happens to Ike … Email me

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Feb. 19, 1958

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Feb. 16, 1958

 

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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. 25, 1958

 

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Mystery photo

  Los Angeles Times file photo Who’s the distinguished gentleman with Joe Louis, endorsing Richard Nixon in the 1960 presidential election? Is the gentleman famed architect, Paul Williams, who designed Perino’s among many other famed buildings/homes? (Chris Morales). Absolutely right! … Continue reading

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Jan. 10, 1958

 

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Jan. 9, 1958

 

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Jan. 8, 1958

Here’s a relic of headline writing: "H’wood."

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Dec. 23, 1957

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