Flashes of Life Photography hosts a ribbon cutting for its new studio, Friday, Aug. 13, at 4:30 p.m. "Our studio isn't big, but it's very classy – boutique style photography," said photographer Rachel Goldsworthy....more >>
1945: Egypt, Syria, Iraq and Lebanon form the Arab League to present a unified front against the establishment of a Jewish state in Palestine.
1947: The House Un-American Activities Committee opens public hearings on alleged communist infiltration in Hollywood. Among those denounced as having un-American tendencies are: Katherine Hepburn, Charles Chaplin and Edward G. Robinson. Among those called to testify is Screen Actors Guild President Ronald Reagan, who denies that leftists ever controlled the Guild and refuses to label anyone a communist.