Apr 14, 2011
On May 20, 1961, then US Vice President Lyndon Johnson was on a goodwill tour of Asia. While pressing the flesh in Karachi, Pakistan, Johnson had a casual conversation with a camel driver named Bashir Ahmad. The next thing you know, Bashir was on his way to the United States in the feel-good news story of 1961. Also find out what everyday product Hyman Lipman invented, the Florida councilman frightened by a snake, the NY Aquarium's April Fool problem, and Smell-o-vision. Retrosponsor: Squibb Dental Creme.