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Smog Alert!

Oct. 23, 1959, Quintuplets

Funeral services for quintuplets born a few days earlier.

Oct. 23, 1959, Mirror Cover

Oct. 23, 1959: A pall of smog covers the city as county supervisors plan to send a representative to talk to Detroit auto executives about emission controls.

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Do you have more information about why the babies died? And how did Charles Van Doren change his story? Did he finally admit he was lying?

The babies were two months premature. Technology did not exist to keep them alive then.


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