One of the joys of working as a City Hall reporter in
You can guess why I am thinking of Tubby Sanders today. I’m not even going to try to keep up with the post-mortems and inevitable finger-pointing over the
· It was 40 years old. In bridge years, that is not a lot.
· This is
Not really a bridge story: When Alf Landon was chosen to head the GOP ticket in 1936, one of the people who wanted to run for vice-president was New Hampshire Senator Styles Bridges. He didn’t get it, not least because the Republicans couldn’t bear the thought of the campaign slogan “Landon Bridges falling down…” Better minds than mine may find a way to recycle it next year.
Fun facts: Number of casualties in the