50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY
Two hundred people attended the first Jewish worship service at the White House during the Nixon era when the president wanted to encourage religious unity.
Fifty-thousand people attended the three-day Denver Pop Festival that would be overshadowed two months later by Woodstock in New York.
Life Magazine announced the retirement of photo journalist Margaret Bourke-White, who would succumb to Parkinson’s Disease two years later.
The Stonewall uprising, said to be the beginning of the Gay Pride Movement, started with New York City Police carrying out an early morning raid at the gay bar in Greenwich Village.
And on Shelter Island . . . (more…)