The House of Cards

Oct. 27, 1958
Oct. 27, 1958

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Oct. 27, 1958

Hero's Afternoon
  • A young Chicagoan had one of those days that every American boy dreams about. He was the star of the big game, heard a great crowd shouting his name, basked in the adulation of friends, had a date with a pretty girl. In a week of big upsets—Purdue over Michigan State, Tulane over Navy, Iowa over Wisconsin, Rice over SMU, Washington State over Oregon and Georgia Tech's tie with Auburn—Dick Thornton of Northwestern played a major role in the biggest of all.

Wonderful World Of Sport
Pro Basketball Preview
Come Back Again
Horse Racing
Pro Football
Sport In Art
Motor Sports
Horse Show
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back

The House of Cards

Autumn's rainy days have always driven children indoors to seek amusement—and this 18th century boy building his house of cards could find many a modern-day counterpart on a wet afternoon. French painter Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin, fascinated by the child's concentration, captured the moment and combined still life with a genre scene, subjects he excelled in.

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