Tuesday, September 29, 2009

The S.S. United States, in The Wall St. Journal

Learned of this story, which appears in today's Wall Street Journal, via the e-mail newsletter of the S.S. United States Conservancy.


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As noted previously in this space, the S.S. United States was the site of the last telecast, for the 1951-1952 season, of the TV show "Your Hit Parade"; the telecast took place five days prior to the ship's maiden voyage. The ship, and the telecast, are written about in The Lucky Strike Papers.