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Pasternak wins Nobel, October 25, 1958

October 25, 2008 |  6:00 am


Boris Pasternak wins the Nobel for "Dr. Zhivago" and rejects the award under withering criticism from the Soviet government.

In Rome, 52 cardinals gather to select the next pope ... Arthur Godfrey's helicopter "crash-lands" when it was a foot off the ground ... 83 men remain trapped in a Canadian coal mine ... and an RAF Vulcan bomber explodes over Detroit.

A man is in critical condition after trying to shoot a police officer during a supermarket holdup in San Pedro. Officers responding to a silent alarm at 1355 Avalon Blvd. found two gunman holding three employees. Officer M.E. Smith shot one robber in the chest after the gunman tried to fire his .45 and Officer Les Brewer wrestled a .38 away from the other robber.   
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