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US sub sails under polar ice cap, Dodgers win over Giants, August 9, 1958

    he nuclear submarine Nautilus crosses beneath the polar ice cap and surfaces near Greenland … The U.S. plans to withdrawn 2,000 Marines from Lebanon … And U.N. Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjold proposes a peace plan for the Middle East … Continue reading

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March 7, 1958

Above, a look at upcoming films with African American casts, "St. Louis Blues" and "Porgy and Bess." Click on the image to read the complete story. Below, time to take the classic Porsche 356 up to see the snow …  … Continue reading

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March 4, 1938

Above, when housework really meant work. Below, Southern California tallies the destruction from the great storm of 1938. Please look at the pictures of what the L.A. and Santa Ana Rivers can do.  The inundation of Orange County is particularly … 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. 20, 1958

 

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Jan. 15, 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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Jan. 6, 1958

 

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Jan. 5, 1958

Note: Carl Sandburg died at the age of 89, despite his predictions.*   * Of course, if you figure he lived 32,703 days, he was right. It is divisible by 11.

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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. 23, 1957

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Dec. 19, 1957

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Dec. 17, 1957

 

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Dec. 13, 1957

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Dec. 6, 1957

   

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Dec. 5, 1957

 

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Nov. 18, 1957

 

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