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Bess Myerson

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Jane Alexander: Country Girl With Worldwide Impact

Lancaster Farming
Former Miss America Bess Myerson shared with her the secret for putting on lipstick so it lasts. And, when Alexander and her late husband decided to buy the 110-acre farm in York Springs, Adams County, where she still resides, actor Eddie Albert went ...

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Can the Municipal Art Society save itself?

The Architect's Newspaper
Seen here: Philip Johnson, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Bess Myerson, and Ed Koch after holding a news conference for the Committee to Save Grand Central Station in January 1975. (Courtesy of the Municipal Art Society, via The New York Preservation ...

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Remembering Bess Myerson

Politico
When word got out early this year that Bess Myerson, the first, and still only, Jewish Miss America, had died at the age of 90, she was an afterthought, a throwback, the answer to a trivia question, whose last years in the public eye had been marred by ...

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Remembering Bess

Sun Sentinel
The Jewish community mourns the death of Bess Myerson, crowned the first Jewish Miss America of 1945. Myerson, age 90, died Dec. 14 in Santa Monica, Calif, but her passing was only made public on Jan. 5. It wasn't long after the end of WWII, and the ...


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