Archive for the ‘Breaking news’ Category

Aug. 8 is the anniversary of Richard Nixon’s resignation speech. On that day in 1974 I carried my little TV to work at the Springfield (Mo.) Daily News and that evening photographer Steve Keller took it to the Ozark Empire Fair, where he set it up at a pavilion near the midway. His photo of […]


Calling the Iwo Jima crew: this flagpole atop a building at 7th & Chestnut in Philadelphia was victim of overnight wind. Employees are on the roof were working on the problem. the fallen pole appears to have crushed rooftop ductwork.