Court Rejects Chessman’s Appeal for Clemency
April 30, 2010 | 7:38 am
Trout season opens – and The Times’ Saturday sports cover features a cartoon by Alex Perez.
April 30, 1960: Caryl Chessman’s long fight to avoid the gas chamber is just about over.On the jump: Dick Clark tells a congressional panel that he never took payola … and Chuck Dressen says, “ Don Drysdale really studies the hitters. You don't have to tell him how to pitch to the hitters. He tells you.”