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Adlai Stevenson

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  • Democrats Add Civil Rights to 1960 Platform

     
    Photograph by Ray Graham / Los Angeles Times Alaska delegate Helen Fischer gives Hedda Hopper a “King Crab” hat. In case anybody wondered, Hopper made sure folks knew she was a Republican! July 13, 1960: The Democrats announce their platform: Civil...
  • Eleanor Roosevelt

     
    Photograph by Frank Q. Brown / Los Angeles Times July 10, 1960: Eleanor Roosevelt refuses to ride in a limousine to a reception, preferring to walk half a mile with reporters. The absence of former President Harry Truman underscored the Democrats’ break...
  • Adlai Stevenson’s Last Hurrah

     
    Photograph by Otto / Los Angeles Times July 9, 1960: Agnes Meyer chats with Adlai Stevenson at a cocktail party in Pasadena. It has always been difficult for me to consider Adlai Stevenson a serious candidate for president, and evidently American voters...
  • The Kennedys' Moment of Glory

     
    Photograph by Larry Sharkey / Los Angeles Times July 15, 1960: Preceded by photographers, John F. Kennedy leads his entourage into the Coliseum. I believe the fellow in the lower left is Stanley Tretick, who frequently photographed Kennedy. Los Angeles...
  • L.A. schools chief vows to use evaluation data to help teachers

     
    L.A. schools chief Ramon C. Cortines talked about revamping teacher evaluations as a tool for helping teachers improve as part of his final, annual address to administrators Wednesday morning at Hollywood High School. Overall, the 30-minute speech...
  • Literary auction at Bonhams & Butterfields today

     
    Monday's auction of fine books, manuscripts and historical photographs at Bonhams & Butterfields begins at 10 a.m. PDT. Among the signature pieces are a world atlas, dating from the late 1500s, with vivid color maps, detailed drawings of the locals......
  • Kennedy Visits L.A.!

     
    Photograph by Jack Gaunt / Los Angeles Times Photograph by Art Rogers / Los Angeles Times Nov. 1, 1960: Chris Morales, a regular Daily Mirror reader, asked if I could find any photos of John F. Kennedy’s visit to East......