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Adlai Stevenson

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  • 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...
  • Movieland Mystery Photo

     
    Los Angeles Times file photo Just a reminder on how this works: I post the mystery photo on Monday and reveal the answer on Friday ... or on Saturday if I have a hard time picking only five pictures; sometimes it's difficult to choose. To keep the mystery...
  • The Candidates

     
    Los Angeles Times file photo July 10, 1960: Sens. Stuart Symington, Lyndon Johnson, John F. Kennedy and former Illinois Gov. Adlai Stevenson join hands at a Beverly Hills reception. This is one of only two group photos that I could find of the...
  • 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...
  • Choate Rosemary Hall

    Choate Rosemary Hall
    CHOATE ROSEMARY HALL – WALLINGFORD ORIGINS: Choate Rosemary Hall is the result of merging two single-sex schools, both founded in part by the same woman and both originally located on the same property. In 1890, Mary Atwater Choate founded a school...