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“Reports linking the death rate from cancer with cigarette smoking were ridiculed this week by Donald C. Cooley, author of  ‘Smoke Without Fear,’ a 32-page booklet published by True Magazine. “Cooley, managing editor of Your Health and Your Life magazines, has one piece of advice to persons who enjoy smoking and who have been unsuccessful […]

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“North Carolina newspapers recently carried stories about pinball machines helping win the war…. The Army Air Force Training Command discovered that the electrical switches, relays and complicated circuits in the machines are of value in testing the mechanical aptitude of trainees. “With manufacture having been banned for the duration, such equipment proved difficult to obtain […]

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On this day in 1945: The day after Hiroshima, country musician Fred Kirby composes “Atomic Power,” the first song to acknowledge “The Bomb.” Billboard magazine calls it “the greatest folk song in 20 years.”  The chorus: “Atomic power, atomic power… It was given by the mighty hand of God.” Other versions will outsell  the original […]

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