People, Nov. 9, 1959

Tempestuous Diva Maria Callas gave her first U.S. recital of the season in Kansas City, Mo., showed a celebrity-studded white-tie S.R.O. audience that she is as great a performer as she is a singer. Told that a bomb may have been planted under the stage of the Midland Theater, Callas sang a Don Giovanni aria before she allowed Governor James T. Blair Jr. to shoo her fans outside, kept to her dressing room nearby while cops searched high and low for half an hour, finished her program after the bomb scare was pronounced a...

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