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Adlai Stevenson

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  • Paul V. Coates – Confidential File, Jan. 7, 1960

     
    Columnist Gets Nosy About First Ladies Every Monday morning, two thin eight-page bulletins find their collective way into my mailbox. Both are called "The Insider's Newsletter." One, on white bond trimmed neatly in blue, is subtitled, "An every Monday...
  • Paul V. Coates – Confidential File, Jan. 9, 1960

     
    Mash Notes and Comment “Dear Mr. Coates: “It is again our privilege to have a dance date for the purpose of raising funds for the ‘March of Dimes’ Saturday evening, Jan. 23. “We were unfortunate in having you at our last year’s date and we...
  • Paul V. Coates – Confidential File, Jan. 18, 1960

     
    Coates Views the Funny Side of Nixon NEWS ITEM (Hank Grant's column, Hollywood Reporter) -- "Writer Tony Webster's been approached to pen gags for Richard Nixon's campaign speeches." I'm no Criswell, but I can make a prediction or two, myself. And, the...
  • Nixon Leads Stevenson, Kennedy in Poll

     
    Jan. 27, 1960: A letter by the Finch family’s maid to her mother in Sweden recounts a conversation with victim Barbara Jean Finch: “During the night, Dr. Finch tried to kill Mrs. Finch, who now absolutely wanted to have her divorce. Mrs. Finch told me...
  • What President Obama told a grieving CIA

     
    Full Obama text. CIA Director Leon Panetta also speaks about the loss of seven officers on Dec. 30....
  • U.S. Doomed by a Culture of Leisure

     
    “Give Me Your Pistol, Buck. Mine’s Overheated!” In 1960, The Times was inserting This Week magazine in the Sunday papers. The editor was William I. Nichols, who countered the phrase “Better Dead Than Red” with the slogan “Better Brave Than...
  • Governor ‘Powerless’ to Halt Execution

     
    March 11, 1960: Gov. Pat Brown says he is powerless to interfere with Caryl Chessman’s May 2 execution … and a Los Angeles County official says U.S. automakers are resisting attempts to reduce pollution from car exhaust. “You’ve Given Me the...
  • Vermont town weighs cat leash law

     
    BARRE, Vt. — A clause in a city law that requires cats to be on leashes has sparked a hissing match among fans of free-roaming felines. A City Council meeting with cats on the agenda drew an unusually large crowd......
  • Movieland Mystery Photo – Democratic National Convention Edition

     
    Photograph by the Los Angeles Times Update: Paul Ziffren, Adlai Stevenson and Judy Garland at the Beverly Hilton, July 10, 1960. Photograph by Wayne F. Kelly / Los Angeles Times Update: Tennessee Gov. Buford Ellington and Stella Stevens, July 12, 1960...
  • JFK Says 'No Pictures, Please'

     
    July 11, 1960: In the photo above, Sen. John F. Kennedy (D-Mass.) tells photographer Joe Kennedy “No pictures, please” while sitting with Vel Phillips on July 10, 1960. The photo was taken during a rally at Shrine Auditorium led by the Rev. Martin...
  • The Young Politicos

     
    Photograph by Ray Graham / Los Angeles Times Kennedy girls, from left, Eleanor Dudley, Susan Reeves, Jeanne Lytle and Marilyn Raran with Democratic Party official John M. Bailey of Connecticut. One thing that struck me in going through the photos of the...