This is the seventh article in a year-long series celebrating Industrial Paint & Powder's 80th anniversary. The feature stories below are portions of the articles that appeared from 1960 to 1965 in the magazine, then known as Industrial Finishing. To read full-length versions of the articles, go to www.paintandpowder.com.
Jan. 30--According to the official Soviet newspaper Izvestia, most Russian professional specialists are women.
Feb. 27--Lunch-counter sit-in protests by blacks seeking to be served have spread throughout much of the South, resulting in rioting in some major cities and numerous arrests.
March 2--About 100,000 Afghans line the streets of Kabul to shower confetti on a smiling Nikita Khrushchev as he rides in an open car. Russia was a major Afghan benefactor.
May 26--Diplomatic furor over an American spy plane shot down over Russia drives East/ West …