World Series program, 1950
Courtesy of Jerry Birnbach
The Yankees win the World Series over the Phillies, four games to zero.
- President Truman authorizes the building of a hydrogen bomb.
- Senator Joseph McCarthy claims he has a list of Communists working in the State Department.
- The television show Truth or Consequences debuts.
- Twenty-nine percent of New Yorkers work in manufacturing (contrast with eight percent in 2007).
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