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Music: Terrible Thing

Last month, when Philadelphia Composer Harl McDonald announced the first performance of a composition for women's chorus and orchestra commemorating the...

Press: Silence

Hottest of hot stories in the U. S. Press was the Lindbergh kidnapping, murder, investigation and last week the arrest of the clam-mouthed Hauptmann (see p...

Cinema: Gossip Reel

For their best shots, newsreels are dependent upon accidentally suitable events, like the Lindbergh kidnapping. Otherwise they are too often forced to use...

The Press: If the Trib Says So

Long before 17-year-old William Heirens confessed, he was convicted of three brutal murders by Chicago's dailies (TIME, July 29). Last week, when he made it...

Sport: Horseshoe Man

In Manhattan's Madison Square Garden one night last week 18,000 fight fans witnessed one of the most exciting stretch finishes they could remember. Onetime...

National Affairs: 4U-13-41

At 10 o'clock one morning fortnight ago a man in a black Dodge sedan drove up to the Warner-Quinlan filling station on Manhattan's Lexington Avenue at 127th...

PANAMA: Bouncing Scott

Bouncing is nothing new to 36-year-old Edward ("Ted") William Scott, New Zealand-born editor of the bilingual Panama American. In the '20s he bounced and was...

Books: Necktie Party

By THE NECKĀ—August MenckenĀ—Hastings House ($2.50). Few things delight the Brothers Mencken more than a broken neck. Henry L. has been breaking them, as a...

The Press: Capitol Daily

Last week Washington saw Vol. I, No. 1 of a new newspaper called the Capitol Daily. In clear and careful detail, the tabloid-size sheet told of legislative...

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Crimes of the Century

On the 75th anniversary of the Lindbergh kidnapping, TIME looks back at the notorious crimes of the past hundred years

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