back twenty years, I made an interesting discovery. Starting in 1948, I found that a major news story about a childp 771 CA 1968
me an idea. Let's go back to the beginning -- 1948.‘ Judy handed me the bundle of clippings. Life magazine hadp 772 CA 1968
in the picture. Judy and I have been back to 1948. In those twenty years there have been eleven cases ofp 773 CA 1968
the twelfth.‘ I placed the list in front of him. 1948 Gunther Bergman (Uppsala, Sweden) 1950 Jaako Litmanen (Vaasa, Finland) 1952p 773 CA 1968
even the most innocent settings. Only Pablo Picasso, photographed in 1948 on the French Riviera at Golfe-Juan as he romps withp 83 UGM 1991
the war would end -- perhaps in 1947 or even 1948 -- and the internees coped with the endless time byp 35 KW 1991
she really enjoyed her years in Shanghai (roughly 1930 to 1948). Years later, in her sixties, she became a veteran long-haulp 8 ML 2008
to get along more comfortably with everyone I met. By 1948 I knew that the Communists under Mao Tse-tung would soonp 134 ML 2008
unchecked entrepreneur capitalism that the world has seen. But in 1949 Mao's army swept down from the north, swarming through thep 219 UGM 1991
back to Shanghai, but that escape route had closed in 1949 with Mao Tse-tung's takeover of China. Soon after arriving atp 80 KW 1991
stood unchanged since the Communist seizure of the city in 1949. But the houses in Amherst Avenue were semi-derelict, turned intop 331 KW 1991
was drawn long before I went up to Cambridge in 1949. In this respect I differed completely from my children, whop 178 UGM 1992
and woman, as many Westerners found to their cost. In 1949 my father was trapped in Shanghai after the communist takeoverp 54 UGM 1993
the hidden cultural agenda were the French communists, who in 1949 talked about the ‘Coca-Colonization‘ of Europe and tried to organizep 214 UGM 1993
Chinese Communists led by Mao Tse-tung seized the city in 1949. Under Chinese supervision he continued to run China Printing, butp 47 ML 2008
sure. My mother returned to England with my sister in 1949, and rented a house in the Aldwick Bay estate, top 122 ML 2008
the long term. My parents, naturally, were delighted. In October 1949 I moved half a mile down Trumpington Street to King'sp 136 ML 2008
life in England, with all that this entailed. Cambridge Blues 1949 Unlike most undergraduates -- never ‘students‘, one of countless minorp 139 ML 2008
shops. Had I seen Cambridge for the first time in 1949, I might have taken more from it. In a sensep 139 ML 2008
childishly I felt that I was partly responsible. Now, in 1949, only a few years later, I was dissecting dead humanp 142 ML 2008
when fresh accounts of Nazi atrocities came to light. In 1949 most of the cadavers in the DR were those ofp 143 ML 2008
HRH to Ankor, 189; marries HRH, 191; amuses Ho Chi-minh, 195; divorces HRH, 201 Hamilton, Ursula (later Mrs Mickey Rooney), 302-7p 942 I 1977
-- just less than half the earth's total population in 1950.‘ Ward whistled slowly. ‘So they will revalue. What to? Threep 273 B 1961
list in front of him. 1948 Gunther Bergman (Uppsala, Sweden) 1950 Jaako Litmanen (Vaasa, Finland) 1952 John Warrender (Kansas City, USAp 773 CA 1968
been killed by the car in its first century. Between 1950 and 1980 the number of cars in the world rosep 233 UGM 1984
salvation by thinking about themselves above all as individuals. In 1950 he produced Rashomon, a masterpiece of subjectivity in which thep 26 UGM 1991
men who held my life in their hands. But in 1950 I knew nothing about medicine, and had yet to learnp 74 KW 1991
and states that ‘just before my return to China [in 1950] I nominated him as my successor in the event ofp 249 UGM 1993
peasant judges that they dismissed the charges against him. In 1950, after a long journey across China, he reached Canton, andp 48 ML 2008
part in my decision. When he returned for good in 1950 he had been away from England for more than twentyp 84 ML 2008
all over Europe, I did not see him again until 1950. By then we had grown apart, and he played nop 117 ML 2008
charged with the murder of his son and hanged in 1950. In fact, Christie had murdered the infant, and was himselfp 172 ML 2008
me of the courtroom photographs of him; glowering out of 1950-ish groups with Le Corbusier and Lloyd Wright, stalking about somep 314 TDS 1962
skies and grottoes, comes through strongly during the 1940s and 1950s in paintings such as his ‘Hypercubic Christ‘. These images ofp 96 UGM 1969
an anthology of every bulbous and fin-shaped motif of the 1950s, had then been hit in the rear by a chauffeur-drivenp 184 C 1973
more modern than the science fiction of the 1940s and 1950s, in that it is no longer tied to a periodp 203 UGM 1974
contemporary; by comparison Campbell's Astounding and Analog, with their third-rate 1950s jargonizing, their blue-collar intellectual clap-trap, are absolutely of the Americap 203 UGM 1974
possessed by the United States in the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s lay in that huge system of excitements and possibilities enshrinedp 204 UGM 1974
way he assembled his potent stage image as that archetypal 1950s figure, the juvenile delinquent? Goldman's attempt to demolish the Presleyp 40 UGM 1981
simple pique. Sharp observer though he was of 1940s and 1950s s-f, his prediction in New Maps of Hell that sciencep 189 UGM 1981
judgments he made then are evident in his choice of 1950s s-f in The Golden Age of Science Fiction, classics suchp 190 UGM 1981
he recognised, unconsciously or not, the public's need in the 1950s for someone who would incarnate their own sense of uneasep 86 YMCa 1990
the States, in 1988, I was happy to see that 1950s exuberance was returning. I take it for granted, by thep 97 CRAa 1990
had been in my mind since the end of the 1950s. They materialised in The Atrocity Exhibition, but then exited andp 32 AWa 1990
head, clambering over the rooftops like some monster in a 1950s s-f movie. The irony of being trapped inside the mediap 35 AWa 1990
society ladies present in the operating theatre. In the early 1950s a part-time prostitute who occupied the room next to minep 70 THFa 1990
development of largactil and the family of tranquilizers in the 1950s, though, as Porter remarks, even these blessings are mixed, boughtp 238 UGM 1991
I had read at school and at Cambridge. From the 1950s and 1960s I remember The White Goddess by Robert Gravesp 181 UGM 1992
Like shaving the legs, which Australian swimmers introduced in the 1950s, it also serves a practical purpose, knocking minutes off longer-distancep 244 UGM 1992
be, but films really were better in the 1940s and 1950s, and this account of the making of Casablanca clearly showsp 6 UGM 1993
my father without a jacket and tie well into the 1950s. The vistas of polished furniture turned a family home intop 80 ML 2008
mood to lift, and food rationing went on into the 1950s. But there was always the indirect rationing of simple unavailabilityp 124 ML 2008
picturesque social relic. Middle-class people in the late 1940s and 1950s saw the working class as almost another species, and fencedp 125 ML 2008
now part of every school curriculum, but in the early 1950s even the National Gallery would often seem deserted, and ap 155 ML 2008
few surrealist paintings on display in London in the early 1950s. Colour printing was in its infancy, and there were fewp 156 ML 2008
violence and sensationalism that were levelled at him in the 1950s and 1960s. He chose as his official interviewer the artp 156 ML 2008
any other 20th-century artist. At least Crivelli's Annunciation in the 1950s was not screened behind endless lectures on Renaissance perspective andp 157 ML 2008
of a sort had reached the Midlands, and the early 1950s was on the cusp of social change. The poorer thatp 160 ML 2008
science fiction at a relatively late age. By the mid 1950s there were some twenty commercial s-f magazines on monthly salep 165 ML 2008
universe, which they turned into a cheerful, optimistic hell, a 1950s American suburb paved with good intentions and populated by Avonp 165 ML 2008
by bankers, hedge-fund managers and television executives, but in the 1950s it was a warren of shabby boarding houses and one-roomp 171 ML 2008
would be a success, which seemed unlikely in the late 1950s, when science fiction was generally regarded as not much betterp 184 ML 2008
were a fraction of what they had been in the 1950s. I believed that science fiction had run its course, andp 215 ML 2008
planetary landscapes in s-f magazines. I remembered that in the 1950s Paolozzi had remarked in an interview that the s-f magazinesp 217 ML 2008
to imagine Story of O being published here in the 1950s. The United States, now fast becoming a theocratic state runp 243 ML 2008
flying-boat" approach was employed, as described by Rethi (quoted May 1951). The radical operation on the Queen's nose carried with itp 19 QER 1976
effort called ‘The Violent Noon‘ won joint first prize in 1951. The judge was a senior partner at a leading Londonp 149 ML 2008
Queen Mary College, and started the degree course in October 1951. I had written a number of short stories at Cambridgep 149 ML 2008
take me a good many years to solve. Screaming Popes 1951 I enjoyed my year at Queen Mary College, glad top 151 ML 2008
1948 Gunther Bergman (Uppsala, Sweden) 1950 Jaako Litmanen (Vaasa, Finland) 1952 John Warrender (Kansas City, USA) 1953 Arturo Bandini (Bologna, Italyp 773 CA 1968
thirties standing unobtrusively behind Johnson and Westmoreland. ‘Warrender -- the 1952 genius! He's working for the US Government.‘ ‘More surprises.‘ Charlesp 777 CA 1968
the path of his first visit to Andre Breton in 1952. Breton spoke no English, and Melly struggled with his modestp 90 UGM 1991
reflection, virtually eliminating the private sphere. Jung was born in 1952, but she saw little of her mother, who was strugglingp 38 UGM 1992
that the traditional novel is not for him, and in 1952 he writes to Ginsberg: ‘A medium suitable for me doesp 135 UGM 1993
the complete menu at the Guildhall Coronation Banquet in July 1953."‘ There were muttered consultations, and a second voice came throughp 18 E 1956
Jaako Litmanen (Vaasa, Finland) 1952 John Warrender (Kansas City, USA) 1953 Arturo Bandini (Bologna, Italy) 1955 Gesai Ray (Calcutta, India) 1957p 773 CA 1968
Brigham City, Utah. Eagle scout, 1945. B.S. (Physics), Caltech, 1953. Graduated US Air Force Academy, 1957. Served Vietnam, 1964-9. Enrolledp 1095 OOA 1984
finally emerged would appear in an unexpected place. Vital Discoveries 1953 Working as a copywriter at an advertising agency was notp 159 ML 2008
murders, was only a few hundred yards away. Back in 1953, soon after my meeting with Peter Wyngarde at the Mitrep 172 ML 2008
Christie had murdered the infant, and was himself hanged in 1953. Evans, too late, received a posthumous pardon in 1966. Ip 172 ML 2008
70,000 negatives he left behind at his death in 1954, remind us of how far the world has moved awayp 82 UGM 1991
fell on them after the Bravo hydrogen bomb test in 1954, and over the decades suffered from high rates of leukaemiap 36 RP 1994
as serving officers of the Queen. In the autumn of 1954 we sailed for Canada on one of the Empress linersp 162 ML 2008
Do you realize that since the death of Einstein in 1955 there hasn't been a single living genius? From Michelangelo, throughp 248 OM 1961
John Warrender (Kansas City, USA) 1953 Arturo Bandini (Bologna, Italy) 1955 Gesai Ray (Calcutta, India) 1957 Giuliano Caldare (Palermo, Sicily) 1958p 773 CA 1968
national confidence. When I visited the U.S.A. in 1955 all the optimism of Eisenhower's post-war America was expressed inp 97 CRAa 1990
revolutionizes our view of the universe. After Einstein's death in 1955 two of his greatest admirers, his secretary Helen Dukas andp 149 UGM 1993
the status of a lay saint. After his death in 1955 his brain was removed and found to contain a largerp 151 UGM 1993
Raphael and Mantegna to become surrealist painters for me. In 1955 there was a modest retrospective of Francis Bacon's paintings atp 156 ML 2008
idea if she would still be there. Miracles of Life 1955 As soon as I left RAF High Wycombe I travelledp 171 ML 2008
was invalided out. At the time I met them in 1955 they were living in a modest cottage in Dyserth, ap 174 ML 2008
course Mary became pregnant, and we were married in September 1955. Mary's family, my parents and sister, and a few friendsp 179 ML 2008