On the day of the Chicago hit "tidal wave"

"The giant tidal wave impressive local city lake." Pervomayskiy joke? Probably. "Giant tidal wave hits in Chicago." Joke, right? No. This was the headline after the lunch edition of the Daily News from the Chicago June 26, 1954. I left home in his Chevy whipped around 9:00 am on a warm Saturday morning in June […]