Today in 1965, Tony and Colin are on TV! "When the news came on - they mentioned a few highlights of the news, and they mentioned us, and then a few minutes later did a very long piece on us with a lot of film of us and a spoken commentary.... We were amazed as to how much time they gave us and decided we must be quite important!!"
The White House gets a scathing review, and as for the Senate... "We were very surprised at what we saw. There was a poor Senator making a speech, and nobody seem to be taking a scrap of notice."
'My tastes have changed a little since I have been here, and I am not quite so conservative now, and the other day bought a very American looking windcheater in blue and red. Six months ago I wouldn't have worn it, but now I feel quite at home in it. The next thing is a Stetson!!'
"We went out to a very world-famous restaurant called 'Mamma Leone's' in New York. It is a place where all the famous eat..." Back in the big apple for Brooklyn gangsters, Italian celebrity hangouts and the 1964-1965 World Fair.
This continues the letter dated 18th April 1965, which began: Dear family, Thursday 22nd Today we were at the warehouse talking to some of the fellows, when the door opened and in walked two of the most deadly looking men I have ever seen - and they were cops!! They were both huge thuggish looking … Continue reading 22 April 65 : Corrupt cops and wealthy nurses : Rochester, USA
Today in 1965, Tony enjoys hotel luxury in Rochester, NY, thinks about their future travel plans - and is drowning in too much post!
Today in 1965, Tony is back at Niagara Falls, clashing with Canadians and discussing 1960s celebs