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The death of Amos Alonzo Stagg... 1st ever space walk... Selma-Montgomery March...



Item # 585860

March 18, 1965

THE DETROIT NEWS, Detroit, Michigan, March 18, 1965

* Judge grants Selma to Montgomery march
* Amos Alonzo Stagg death (1st report)

* Cosmonaut Alexey Arkhipovich Leonov, 1st ever human space walk (historic)

This newspaper has a banner headline on the front page above the masthead: "Russian Takes First Space Walk From Orbiting Ship" with subhead "2 Cosmonauts Up; One Walks in Sky" and related photos. This is a historic report on the very 1st human to conduct a space walk.

Also on the front page is a two-column, two line headline "Allow Capital March, Judge Tells Alabama". "A federal judge last night ordered Alabama official s to permit Dr. Martin Luther King's civil rights army to march to the 50 miles from Selma to this state capital. Moreover, the state authorities must protect the marchers...". This was the approval of the infamous Selma march which took five days with thousands of people participating.

A four column heading in the sport's section: "Stagg--A Century of Greatness" with photo. This is 1st report coverage on the death of sporting coach Amos Alonzo Stagg.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day.
This is complete in 50+ pages, minor spine wear, otherwise in good condition.

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