Week of June 26, 1952
Communists begin making a “zone of death” around Berlin to keep people from
leaving and institute a check for those who enter. No shoot-to-kill orders have yet
been announced, but it is expected when the ring is complete.
Dr J. Robert Oppenheimer
, chairman of the Atomic
Energy Commission’s General Advisory Committee,
tells newsman that new atomic secrets have been
discovered by the U.S. “There have been such great
developments in atomic energy we felt we should
report on these directly to the President. We wish we
could say what was in the report, but we cannot.”
Scientists have been working on the H-bomb since
President Truman gave the order for its development
of Jan 31, 1950. There is talk that the first H-bomb
tests might be forthcoming.
Gen Eisenhower is out ahead in separate voter
groups, according to a pole of the American institute of Public Opinion. For GOP
voters - Eisenhower - 53% ... Kefauver - 27% ...
... Independent Voters -
Eisenhower - 58% ... Kefauver - 24% ... Democratic Voters only - Eisenhower -
. Kefauver - 64%. The remaining in each group had no opinion.
- world middleweight
champion, loses in a bout with
Robinson collapsed at the end of
the thirteenth and failing to come up for
the fourteenth, went down to defeat by a
knockout, the first knockout defeat of his
Doesn’t want to mix personalities with
politics... Appearing on Edward R.
Murrow’s “See It Now” this week - Gen.
Eisenhower was asked why he has said he would not engage in personalities in
his campaign for the Republican Presidential nomination: “First of all, I believe
nothing is gained by dealing n personalities. Moreover, when you deal in
personalities, you create hurt feelings and they are very difficult ever to heal. In a
way, it is an inforgivable thing, if it is not necessary, in order to show the
difference between, let’s say, doctrine or principle. Moreover personally, I have
been the target of many kinds of personal attacks and, finally, I think they create
a feeling in me - that wasn’t a very big man that made them. That’s the way I feel
Week of June 26, 1952
about this personal business.”
, the financial wizard who helped
Hitler finance his war, applies for a license to open an
export bank in Hamburg. The Allied War Crimes Court at
Nuernberg acquitted him in 1946. A German de-
Nazification court at first sentenced him to eight years
hard labor but later cleared him.
Taking the stand under oath in Los Angeles, actress
denies knowing two men who are later
convicted on charges of sending come-on letters in
efforts to sell lewd photographs purportedly made of
Miss Monroe, of unlawfully
using Miss Monroe’s name “for
the purpose of selling nude and indecent pictures
represented to have been posed by Marilyn Monroe.”
The pretty actress examined some of the prosecution
evidence including handwritten letters supposedly
written and signed by her. One of them read in part - “A
short time ago, two friends of mine and myself got
together and took some pictures in almost every pose
imaginable ... I feel that these pictures ... are worth more
than the price I have found ordinary pictures are selling
for.” The actress said he true name is Norma Jean
Dougherty and that she took her professional name
when she was signed by the studio in 1946.
20th Century-Fox proposes a double feature of movies and color television in its
theaters as a way to lure fans out of their living rooms and back to the box office.
The television portion would feature Broadway hit plays, sports events and
special productions. The system would use a new system of color television
known as the Eldophor (Greek for image bearer). The system, developed by
Swiss scientists, uses the field of sequential color wheel developed by the
Columbia Broadcasting System for its version
of domestic color-TV. The studio says the
production of the Eldophor projection machines
is under way and should be available for use in
about 18 months.
(14), British-born film
Week of June 26, 1952
actress, becomes the first graduate of the Walt Disney Studio branch of the Los
Angeles public schools. Walt Disney was on hand for the gratulatory party held in
the studio schoolroom.
After learning that some 20 million dogs live in the United States, Walt Disney
decides his next feature-length, all cartoon picture after Peter Pan will be “The
Lady and the Tramp.” It’s about an adventurous lowborn hound that falls in love
with a high-class cocker spaniel.
says she plans to come
back to Hollywood to fight for her 13-year-old daughter
Pia. She calls a high-powered attorney to join-in the
custody case. She’ll make the trip from Rome as soon
as she has recovered from the birth of twin daughters
last week. The father is Dr Peter Linstrom. The actress
is now married to Italian Film director Robert Rossellini.
Passing - actor Elmo Lincoln (63) - the first Tarzan when
movies were silent.
At the mart -
Carnation Corn Flakes - 13oz - .20
Grape-Nuts Flakes - 12oz - .22
Pillsbury Farina - 14oz - .15
Post Sugar Crisp - 10oz - .14
New at the mart - Post’s “Corn-fetti’ cereal. ..
NEW Taste! .. Crisper-Crisp! Doesn’t go mushy ...
Magic sweetness you can’t get from a Sugar Bowl!
... Post Cereals ... Product of General Foods.
“Brand-New Lifebuoy has new pleasing fragrance.
Stops B.O before it starts - removes the odor
causing ‘invisible dirt.’ From head to toe, Lifebuoy
with Puralin purifies and deodorizes best. You feel
so clean, so refreshed.”
“You saw it on the “Today” show with Dave
Garroway. Brooklyn housewife loses 26 pounds on
Knox unflavored Gelatine’s Eat-and-Reduce Plan!
Send for your free Knox plan today.”
Week of June 26, 1952
Friday Night Television
CBS - Mama w/Peggy Wood, My Friend Irma w/Marie Wilson- Cathy Lewis,
Playhouse of Stars, It’s News To me, Police Story ... Curtain Call, We The
People, Big Story, Playhouse, Boxing ... ABC - Stu Erwin, The Hot Seat, Shadow
of Terror, Tales of Tomorrow, The Black Spider
Pop music this week in 1952
Auf Wiederseh’n Sweetheart - Vera Lynn
Delicado - Percy Faith
Here In My Heart - Al Martino
I’m Yours - Eddie Fisher
Lover - Peggy Lee & Gordon Jenkins
Walkin’ My Way Back Home - Johnnie Ray
Kiss Of Fire -
At the movies
Walt Disney’s Robin Hood
Joan Rice Plus - Disney’s newest
“The Little House.”
(co written by Ruth Gordon)-
Pat and Mike
Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, Aldo Ray
- Maureen O’Hara, Peter Lawford
No Room For The Groom
- Tony Curtis,
- Tyrone Power, Patricia
Neal, Stephen McNally
Outcasts of Poker Flat
- Anne Baxter, Dale
Belles on their Toes
- Jeanne Crain, Myrna
Loy, Debra Paget, Edward Arnold
- Dale Robertson, Ann Francis, William Marshall
The Winning Team
- Doris Day, Ronald Reagan, Frank Lovejoy
My Son John
- Helen Hayes, Van Heflin, Robert Walker, Dean Jagger
- Howard Duff, Coleen Gray, John Howard, Marjorie Reynolds
Has Anybody Seen My Gal?
- Piper Laurie, Rock Hudson, Charles Coburn, Gigi