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GOP Unbeatable, Nixon Says!

June 20, 2009 |  8:00 am
June 20, 1959, No Laughing Matter

June 20, 1959: This Isn't Any Laughing Matter, Ted."

June 20, 1959, Blood Bank

The newspapers of the 1950s are full of stories about callous police officers (usually the LAPD, sometimes Beverly Hills) handing out traffic tickets. It must have been quite a phenomenon.
June 20, 1959, Nixon

Richard Nixon says the GOP will be unbeatable in 1960.

June 20, 1959, Baskin Robbins

Oregon blackberry ice cream at Baskin-Robbins.

June 20, 1959, Make a Gun

Our favorite Pasadena gun shop has a special on a do-it-yourself .30-06.

June 20, 1959, Sports

The Dodgers win against Cincinnati, 6-2.

June 20, 1959, Police Commission

The Times follows the Mirror story on the resignation of Police Commissioner Herbert Greenwood.
June 20, 1959, Police Commission

June 20, 1959, Religion

A Lutheran leader says the purported upsurge of religion in America is a myth and that membership isn't keeping pace with population growth. "We are living in a post-Christian era," another official says.

June 20, 1959, Sports Column

An update on the Hollywood Legion Stadium and boxing promoter Jackie Leonard.