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Nation Building.

Rebuilding ground zero was going to be a great show of American defiance, a Knute Rockne speech to the nation. Seven years on, though, this grand statement is...

Sport: Shaking Free of the Thunder

The holiest ghost at Notre Dame, Knute Rockne, used to say, "One loss is good for the soul. Too many losses are not good for the coach." His reverent descendant,...

Aeronautics: On Rockne's Anniversary

A man strolled up to two pilots tinkering an old trimotored ship at Tulsa Airport one day last week. "You're carrying a very precious cargo," the man remarked...

Football: Nov. 19, 1928

> There are rare moments in sport when a game becomes more than a game; when chance permits a climax beyond the ability of art, to arrange a climax remote from...

Sport: The Greatest Athlete

Jim Thorpe was born in a one-room log cabin near Prague, Okla. Jim's Indian mother—his father was half Irish—gave him the Sac and Fox tribal name Wa-Tho-Huck,...

Sport: A Perfectionist Retires

Notre Dame's Football Coach Frank Leahy was raised in Winner, S.Dak., and the name was prophetic. As coach of the Fighting Irish, Leahy piled up a record which...

Sport: Stagg Fears ...

At Palm Springs, Calif, last week, football's eldest statesman had a few words to say. White-haired Amos Alonzo Stagg, who began coaching when Knute Rockne was...

Sport: Football: Mid-season

(See front cover) Last week's major scores: Army 46 Harvard 0 Columbia 7 Navy 6 Fordham 14 St. Mary's 0 Pittsburgh 19 Perm 12 Princeton 53 I.ehigh 0 Duke...

Modern Living: Today, It's Politics

At a table in the downstairs lounge, George Gershwin toiled for 16 hours a day over An American in Paris. Promptly at 10 a.m. every Sunday, Hemingway rumbled...

Sport: Leahy for Layden

To succeed Coach Elmer Layden, who resigned to become the Judge Landis of professional football, the University of Notre Dame last week signed up 33-year-old...

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