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Roger Bannister breakes the 4 minute mile...
Item # 696381
May 07, 1954
FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., May 7, 1954
* Roger Bannister vs. John Landy
* "The Miracle Mile" race
* 2 sub-4:00 milers (1st time)
* Battle of Dien Bien Phu ends
* First Indochina War - Vietnam
* Viet Minh communist revolutionaries
The top of page 8 has a four column heading: "World Acclaims Bannister's Record" with subhead and nice photo. (see images)
The top of the front page has a six column headline: "Dien Bien Phu Falls to Reds; Fate Of DeCastries Unknown" with subheads.
Complete with 16 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.
Category: The 20th Century