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Author Pens Historic Heads

May 2024
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Gerald Carson, a frequent contributor to this magazine (see “Sweet Extract of Hokum” on page 18 of this issue), dropped us a note after perusing the headlines about newsworthy occurrences that appeared in our February issue (“Through History With the Times ”). Herewith his remarks:

To amuse myself while suffering a winter cold, I tried your A MERICAN H ERITAGE headline game; of course, it is really the New York Times headline game too, but I very much enjoyed.your collection of world events as that august and restrained newspaper might have covered them if it had existed far back in history. I enclose four candidates:


CLEOPATRA MAPS BARGE WEDDING NAB GUY FAWKES IN CELLAR PLOT YALE MAN HANGS FOR ROLE AS SPY ROME TO FEATURE BREAD, CIRCUSES

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