TIME CAPSULE 1948-1962

May 2005
Literary Cavalcade;May2005, Vol. 57 Issue 8, p8
The article presents the information that was published in the previous issues of the periodical Literary Cavalcade(LC). Harry S. Truman is elected President of the United States for a second term. LC begins its annual tradition of publishing a Scholastic Achievement Awards issue, filled with student writing and art. The Korean War begins as North Korea attacks South Korea. Dwight D. Eisenhower is elected President of the United States . Gwendolyn Brooks serves as a Scholastic judge in the student poetry competition. Marian Anderson is the first African-American to sing at the Metropolitan Opera in New York.


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