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Governor ‘Powerless’ to Halt Execution

March 11, 2010 |  8:12 am

March 11, 1960, Times Cover

March 11, 1960: Gov. Pat Brown says he is powerless to interfere with Caryl Chessman’s May 2 execution … and a Los Angeles County official says U.S. automakers are resisting attempts to reduce pollution from car exhaust.  

March 11, 1960, Comics

“You’ve Given Me the Lead Story for My Home Edition!”

March 11, 1960, Caryl Chessman

March 11, 1960, Kennedy

James Reston writes that former Illinois Gov. Adlai Stevenson is slowly losing Harvard’s support to Sen. John F. Kennedy (D-Mass.).

March 11, 1960, Kennedy

Look at some of these familiar names: Archibald Cox, Walt Rostow,

March 11, 1960, Kennedy

"Harvard is not notorious as a den of conservative thought, yet most of these men have been available to the Republican administration in Washington."

March 11, 1960, Mickey Mantle

Mickey Mantle reports for spring training with the Yankees after all.