Miami -- Teamsters Union Vice President James R. Hoffa, seeking election as president during the organization's convention here, autographs a placard October 1st for one of a group of women campaigning for him outside the convention hall. (1957)
Pittsburgh -- Sister Mary Ellen bites her lip as she makes her first try at bowling. The sister's form looked good even though she whispers that the ball went down the gutter to Sister Damian, right. Some sixty nuns of the Vincentian Sisters of Charity bowled for several hours as guests of a bowling alley in Pittsburgh's North Hills. (1961)
Las Vegas -- Richard E. Hickock, 28, Kansas State parolee, collapses in the hall of the city jail seconds after police said he admitted to the quadruple shotgun murder of the Herbert W. Clutter family of Holcomb, Kansas, along with suspect Perry E. Smith, 31, both of whom were arrested by Las Vegas police on bad check charges. Holding Hickock are Detective B.J. Handlon and Clarence C. Duntz, of the Kansas Bureau of Investigation. (1960)
John Updike, the kind of all-consuming literary polymath for whom the term Man of Letters seems to have been devised, has passed from this mortal sphere today, a victim of lung cancer at the age of 76.
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Women's Equality March in New York
New York -- A demonstrator holds a sign in Times Square as the location for a statue of feminist and civil rights leader Susan B. Anthony on August 26, 1970. The day marked the 50th anniversary of the passing of the Nineteenth Amendment which granted American women full suffrage. (1970)
New York -- Senator Kenneth Keating is present at the opening of the offices for the "Democrats for Keating Committee", Sept. 28th. Author Gore Vidal stands with the Republican Senator as they survey the committee's poster. Vidal and other Democrats are suporting Keating in his race against Robert F. Kennedy, whom they consider "anti-Liberal". The committee is composed of 100 prominent Democrats and plans to sponsor a rally and TV addresses by the Rebublican incumbent. (1964)
No. 43 in a series of 50 from Player's Navy Cut Cigarettes
Gloria Stuart was born on July 4th, 1910, in Santa Monica, and christened Gloria von Dietrich Stuart Finch. She developed a taste for acting when appearing in the plays produced by the Santa Monica High School, and California University. While taking part in an amateur production she was seen by the scouts of two film companies, and a contest ensued as to who should have the lovely young actress under contract. Universal won, and Gloria Stuart made her appearance in The Old Dark House. Later films include Roman Scandals, I'll Tell the World, Gift of Gab and The Love Captive.
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