End of an era: Dean Stone's life, career at The Daily Times remembered
Maryville Daily Times
The 1951 Miss America, Yolande Betbeze of Mobile, Ala., insisted on posing with Dean Stone after he went to the airport to photograph her posing with local residents during a layover between flights. Dean Stone Honored by the Tennessee Press Association.
When Did Miss Universe Start? From Humble Beginnings To Diamond Crowns
In his book Alabama Afternoons: Profiles And Conversations, Roy Hoffman noted that the pageant was founded after Yolande Betbeze, Miss Alabama and 1951 Miss America winner, refused to pose in a swimsuit during the traditional Miss America tour circuit.
Miss America Competition to Stay on ABC Through 2018
ABC has extended its contract with Dick Clark Productions and the Miss America Organization to continue airing the Miss America competition through 2018. The new agreement for domestic broadcast rights adds three years to the existing contract. “We are ...
Fox Grabs Rights to Miss Universe, Miss USA Pageants
There she is, Miss Universe, on Fox. Oh, and Miss USA is coming with her. The 64th Annual Miss Universe Pageant is heading to Fox, where it will air live on Sunday, Dec. 20 at 7 p.m. The three-hour event will take place at Planet Hollywood Resort ...