Student Prince, Helen Keller, and Under God

This Week (June 10th-16th)

The Student Prince debuted on Tuesday. This Richard Thorpe musical features Ann Blyth, Edmund Purdom, and the singing voice of Mario Lanza.

On June 15th, the biographical documentary Helen Keller in Her Story debuted. This film covers the story of Helen Keller’s struggles being deaf and blind.

On the 14th, President Eisenhower signed a bill adding the words “under God” to the Pledge of Allegiance.

Wendesday, the FIFA World Cup began in Switzerland. Brazil beat Mexico 5-0, Yugoslovia beat France by a goal, Uruguay beat Czechoslovokia two nil, and Austra defeated Scotland in a one goal affair. The United States is not represented in this World Cup.

(This week was tough, especially given external issues that kept me from getting to it…)