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Wrecking Ball Demolishes Chevy Chase Ice Palace

Source: Streets of Washington When the Chevy Chase Ice Palace and Sports Center opened on Nov. 23, 1938, it became an instant sensation. On opening day more than 2,200 people hit the indoor skating rink, bringing...
Jimmy Dean and Elvis Presley, March 23, 1956

A ‘Nervous’ Elvis Appears on Jimmy Dean’s WMAL-TV Show

A nervous and ‘scared’ Elvis Presley gave one of the shortest interviews in local television history at the old WMAL-TV studios on Connecticut Avenue in upper Northwest back in 1956. Elvis, just starting to emerge as...
Betty White on the Betty White Show (Wikipedia)

Local Television Schedule for Sept. 13-19, 1954

I came across an old television guide from 1955 when looking through the National Archives online database. This is a great window into how different TV was 60 years ago. Pinky Lee, Concerning Miss Marlowe and...