50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY
United States and North Vietnamese officials agreed to begin peace talks in Paris.
A general strike escalated in France, shutting down newspaper distributions, air transport and two major railroads and moving the country nearer to the brink of a radical leftist revolution.
Forward Pass, ridden by jockey Ismael Valenzuela, was declared the winner of the Kentucky Derby after Dancer Image was disqualified due to doping.
The Boston Celtics won the NBA Championship 4 games to 2 over the Los Angeles Lakers.
William Styron won a Pulitzer Prize for literature for his 1967 novel, “The Confessions of Nat Turner.”
And on Shelter Island . . . (more…)