Monthly Archives: February 2011

Mayor Daley’s Party

MAYOR DALEY’S PARTY By Sam Garfield March 6, 1958 (City Hall)-I went to a birthday party this week at City Hall. Chicago, at age 121, threw itself a grand celebration, and our first-term mayor presided over the festivities like a … Continue reading

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Wooden Ladders, Steel Men

WOODEN LADDERS, STEEL MEN By Sam Garfield Jan 30, 1958 (North Kenwood)-Our city is under siege, and it seems only a handful of brave souls are out there fighting. During the past two weeks, at least 10 people have lost … Continue reading

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Lights…Cameras…Ike

LIGHTS…CAMERAS…IKE By Sam Garfield January 20, 1955 (Washington) –As I sat in the ornate balcony watching Ike, it suddenly hit me –he’s a natural, tailor-made for the job. The idea to film President Eisenhower’s weekly press conferences for TV (and … Continue reading

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