Miscellany, Dec. 31, 1956

A calendar of the triumphs, defeats and contortions of the human spirit during 1956:


Progress Report. In Taegu, South Korea, two weeks after he escaped from jail, Murder Suspect Kank Woo Won sent a polite note to the prosecutor: "I wasn't feeling too well because I feared I would be executed, but I am very well now, thank you."


The Critic. In Los Angeles, police looked for the thief who walked up to a movie house, poked a pistol at Theater Cashier Kay Lee Stafford, said: "I didn't like the movie. Give me everybody's money back," and walked off with $212.


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