August 1953
New Republic;8/17/53, Vol. 129 Issue 3, p23
The article presents various news from the U.S. as on August 17, 1953. Roaring down the track on his bullet- shaped racer was only part of Ronald S. Kathol's thrill in competing in the Soap Box Derby on August 16, 1953. Ronald decided to dress up his racer with a Civil Defense sticker because his mother is a local officer. People denounce newspapers for slanting the news. The Chicago Tribune is perhaps the daily most widely accused of this practice.


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