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Tragedy vists the "Flying Wallendas"...

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January 31, 1962

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, January 31, 1962 

* The Flying Wallendas 
* Daredevil stunt highwire performers 
* Circus act disaster (1st report)

This 32 page newspaper has a small one column heading on the front page: "One Dead, 3 Hurt As Famed Circus Aerialists Fall". See photo for brief text. The family were performing their human pyramid on the high wire. Two died as a result of the mishap.

Minor spine wear, otherwise in very nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century