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Page 99 text:
January, 1935. Flea circus opens in New York.
Admission is 500.
March 4,,1937. German dirigible Vnn
Hindenberg explodes at Lakehurst. New Jersey.
March 26. 1937. The Popeye Monument is
unveiled in Crystal City. Texas.
May 15., 1937. Clarence Saunders opens the
Keedoozle Store in Memphis. Tennessee.
The customer inserts a notched rod into a
keyhole besidethe desired item. the mechanism
records the purchase, collects the correct
funds. wraps and delivers the package.
Keedoozle is a contraction of "Key does it all.'
1939. Clark Gable stars as Rhett Butler in
Gone With the Wind.
1940. 'Ernest Hemingway1wublishesfFer-Whom
thu Bell Tolis. Eugene O'Neill writes Long
Days Journey into Night. which is not
produced until 1956.
August 25. 1940. Ann Hayward and Arno
Rudolphi are married while suspended on the
parachute ride at the New York Worlds
air. The Reverend Homer Tomlinson is
also suspended byparacltutefalongwithuhgf
best man, the maid of honor, and four
1948. Jackson Pollock exhibits Cumpo.iin'on Nn.
June-8, 1948.-fJ.E.-Rudderis the first black
commissioned officer in the United States
November 2, 1948. Harry S. Truman defeats
Thomas Dewey. The Chicago Tribune prints
a headline reading 'lDewey Defeats Truman."
1951. J.D. Salinger publishes Catcher
in the Rye.
19517Htrmlphrey Bogart and Katherine 'Hepburn
appear in ohn Hustorfs The African Queen.
November 4, 1952. Dwight D. Eisenhower
defeats Adlai Stevenson for the presidency.
Vice-president is Richard Nixon.
1953. B'wana Det-'il is the first 3-dimensional
.Iuly'27, 1953. Korean War ends with armistice
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1953-54. Senator Joseph McCarthy of Wisconsin
conducts a series of hearings into Communist
subversion of government and American life.
Eisenhower denounces McCarthy on June 14,
1953. On December 2, 1954, the Senate
condemns McCarthy by a vote of 67-22.
1955. Alan Freed, a New York disc jockey.
.popularizes theterm Rock- fn'-RollfHe combines
two Bill Haley song titles: "Rock Around the
Clock" and "Shake, Rattle and Roll." Chuck
Berry records "Maybelline" Elvis Presley
records "Mills Cow Boogie Blues" for Sun
Records in Nashville.
December 1, 1955. Black bus boycotts begin
in Montgomery. Alabama.
The Uncle Sam Chronicles
1941. Orson Welles directs. produces and stars
in Citizen Kane. The Marx Brothers appear
in their last movie, The Big Store.
1941. 'Tl-tc' 'Manhattan Project' of research into
the atomic bomb begins in Los Angeles and
December 7, 1941. Japanese airplanes attack
Pearl Harbor. Hawaii, and destroy much of
the Pacific Fleet.
December 8, 1941. The United States declares
war on Japan.
1942. The Alaska Highway opens between
Dawson Creek and Fairbanks.
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1957. Jack Kerouac publishes On the Road.
1957. Chuck Berry records "Rock and Roll
Music"g Elvis Presley records "All Shook Up."
1957. Herb Caen, a columnist for the San
Francisco Chronicle coins the term "beatnik".
September, 1957. Governor Orval M. Faubus
uses the Arkansas National Guard to prevent
integration of the Little' Rock' school system:
A Federal District Court subsequently issues
an injunction barring him from obstructing
black students' entry.
February 2. 1960. Blacks begin sit-ins at
segregated lunch counters in Southern states.
May 1, 1960. American U-2 spy plane piloted
by Gary Powers is shot down over Russia.
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Page 100 text:
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Life of Washington
History of New York
Last of the Mohicans
Pride and Preiudlce
Two Years Before the Mast
The Raven and Other Poems
The Scarlet Letter
Uncle Tom'5 Cabin
Leaves of Grass
The Luck of Roaring Camp
The Red Badge: of Courage
The Sea Wolf
Riders of the Purple Sage
Alexander Hamilton. et al
Sir Walter Scott
Iames Fenimore Cooper
Richard H. Dana. Ir.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Eduar Allen Poe
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Horatio Alger. Ir.
The Good Earth
Case of the Counterfeit Eye
How to Win Friends
and Influence People
Gone With the Wind
The Grapes of Wrath
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
The Egg and I
From Here to Eternity
The Silver Chalice
Advise and Consent
Ship of Fools
The Spy Who Came
in From the Colcl
Valley of the Dolls
onathan Livingston Seagull
Lloyd C. Douglas
Pearl S. Buck
Erle Stanley Gardner
Lloyd C. Douglas
Katherine Anne Porter
Iuhn Le Carre
Iames A. Michener
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November 8, 1960. John Fitzgerald Kennedy
of Massachusetts defeats Richard Nixon
for the presidency.
March 1, 1961. John F. Kennedy establishes
the Peace Corps.
May 5, 1961. Alan Shepard completes the first
American sub-orbital space flight.
March 2, 1962. Wilt Chamberlain of the
Philadelphia Warriors scores 100 points in a
professional basketball game.
1962. Peter O'Toole and Omar Sharif star in
David Lean's Lawrence of Arabia.
October 24, 1962. United States blockades
November 7, 1962. Eleanor Roosevelt dies.
1963. John Updike publishes The Centaur.
May 15, 1963. Gordon Cooper orbits the earth
August 28, 1963. 300,000 blacks and civil rights
supporters march in Washington, D.C. Martin
Luther King tells the throng "I have a dream."
November 22, 1963. .lohn F. Kennedy is
assassinated in Dallas, Texas by Lee Harvey
Oswald during a parade. Kennedy is succeeded
by Lyndon Johnson.
November 24, 1963. Lee Harvey Oswald is
shot and killed by Jack Ruby.
April 5, 1964. Douglas MacArthur dies.
August 2, 1964. An American destroyer is
attacked off the coast of North Vietnam.
U.S. aircraft attack North Vietnamese bases.
1964. Peter Sellers stars in the title role of
Stanley Kubrick's Doctor Strangelo ve. a
character modeled after Richard Nixon's future
Secretary of State, Henry Kissinger.
September 20, 1964. Herbert Hoover dies.
October 15, 1964. Cole Porter dies.
February 21, 1965. Malcolm X is assassinated
in New York.
March 21. 1965. 4000 Civil Riahts workers
march from Selma to Montgomery. Alabama,
to present black grievances.
May 25, 1965. Cassius Clay, later known as
Muhammad Ali, knocks out Sonny Liston in
the first round of their heavyweight
championship bout at Lewiston, Maine.
.luly 6, 1965. Lyndon Johnson authorizes
March 31, 1968. Lyndon Johnson announces
"l shall not seek and 1 shall not accept the
nomination of my party for another term of
office as President."
April 4, 1968. Martin Luther King is
assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee,
June '5, 1968. Robert F. Kennedy, campaigning
for president, is assassinated in Los Angeles,
California hours after winning the California
Democratic Presidential primary.
October 20, 1968. Jacqueline Kennedy, the
widow of president John F. Kennedy, marries
Greek ship tycoon Aristotle Onassis.
November 5., 1968. Richard Nixon defeats
Hubert Humphrey for the presidency.
December 24, 1968. Apollo 8 begins first of
ten orbits around the moon.
January 20, 1969. Richard Nixon inaugurated.
March 28, 1969. Dwight Eisenhower dies.
July, 1969. 400,000 rock music fans jam
Woodstock, New York for "three days of
peace and music."
July 20, 1969. Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Arm-
strong becomes the first earthman to set foot
on the moon. He is joined by fellow astronaut
Edwin E. Alclrin, Jr.
May 4, 1970, Four Kent State University
students killed by Ohio National Guard during
lune 17, 1972. Seven Republican
operatives under E. Howard Hunt and
G. Gordon Liddy, burglarize Democratic
headquarters in the Watergate Apartments,
-November 7, 1972. Richard Nixon defeats
George McGovern for the presidency. Nixon
carries 49 states, McGovern only Massachusetts.
April 30, 1973. Nixon staff members John
Ehrlichman and H.R. Haldeman, implicated in
the Watergate break-in, resign. Presidential
counsel John Dean is fired.
October 10, 1973. Vice President Spiro T. Agnew
pleads guilty to income tax evasion and resigns
from office. He is succeeded by Gerald Ford.
House Republican leader.
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