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Former Nixon Aide Kills Family, Self

November 12, 2009 |  8:00 am

Nov. 12, 1959, Times Cover  

Lifeguard Duffie Fryling pries his arm out of a shark's jaws while swimming near Paradise Cove. Fryling, who was treated for cuts on his wrist, says he eluded several other sharks in rushing to the beach.

Nov. 12, 1959, The Lovers

The Lovers” is opening at the Beverly Canon.

Nov. 12, 1959, Jeane Hoffman

Jeane Hoffman takes a look at Rocky Marciano’s future. 
Nov. 12, 1959: Charles Richard Gardner, 38, is found dead at his Pebble Peach home next to the bodies of his wife and two children in an apparent triple murder and suicide. Unfortunately, we don’t have the rest of the story, so there’s no explanation of Gardner’s connection to Richard Nixon.