Page One: Special Commemorative Edition Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Purchase of the New York Times by Adolph S. Ochs, 1896-1996

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Galahad, 1996 - History - 400 pages
Exciting living history as revealed through the front pages of The New York Times makes for a definitive introduction to the major events of the 20th century, covering headlines from the peace treaty signed in Paris ending the First World War to the death of Lenin, from the assassination of JFK to the Persian Gulf War. Photos.

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A difficult task for some, myself included, is trying to contain contemporary events. Reading front pages such as this book reduces the problem of keeping contemporaneous events in mind. Read full review


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Will Shortz has been crossword editor of "The New York Times" since 1993. He is also the puzzlemaster on NPR's "Weekend Edition Sunday" and is founder and director of the annual American Crossword Puzzle Tournament.

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