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Court Rejects Chessman’s Appeal for Clemency

April 30, 2010 |  7:38 am

 April 30, 1960, Chessman 


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.”

April 30, 1960, Caryl Chessman

The continuation of the story is missing from the microfilmed edition, unfortunately.

April 30, 1960, Dick Clark

April 30, 1960, Marmaduke

“Marmaduke” – 50 years of not being funny.

April 30, 1960, Dodgers