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Councilman Criticizes Chief Over Views Toward Latinos

 Jan. 29, 1960, Brenda Starr

“Those Telegrams Were Fake.”

image Jan. 29, 1960, Parker
Councilman Edward R. Roybal criticizes Police Chief William H. Parker over the alleged statement at a Jan. 26, 1960, civil rights hearing: "Some of these people [Mexican Americans] have been here since before we were but some of them aren't far removed from the wild tribes of Mexico."

Jan. 29, 1960, Gallup Poll

Sen. John F. Kennedy (D-Mass.) leads Democratic contenders in the 1960 presidential race with 32%. Vice President Richard Nixon has 84% among possible Republican candidates.

Jan. 29, 1960, Dicterow

Jan. 29, 1960, Dicterow

Jan. 29, 1960, Sports

Dallas is getting an NFL team, followed by Minneapolis-St. Paul next year.  
Jan. 29, 1960: "If Glenn Dicterow, 10, ever realizes his ambition to be a catcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers, the music world will lose a crack violinist," The Times says.

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