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Skywatcher

SKYWATCHER By Sam Garfield Feb 25, 1958 (Edgewater Beach Hotel) –What’s it been, four months since the Russians launched their first Sputnik? Four months –shorter than a baseball season; one semester of school; about the proper amount of time to … Continue reading

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Future Thoughts

FUTURE THOUGHTS By Sam Garfield August 25, 1958 (Jackson Park Harbor)- It’s a beautiful August night, too peaceful for sleeping, and I’m writing this column in my car. I’m parked on a dark patch of land where Chicago’s Jackson Park … Continue reading

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