Ann Landers was a pen name created by Chicago Sun-Times advice columnist Ruth Crowley in 1943 and taken over by Eppie Lederer in 1955.
For 56 years, the Ask Ann Landers syndicated advice column was a regular feature in many newspapers across North America.
On July 4, 1910, African American boxer Jack Johnson took on former undefeated heavyweight champion James J.
Jeffries, beating him in 15 rounds, to stake his claim as the as the greatest heavyweight in the world. 7 (UPI) -- Barely a month after the death of her twin sister, advice columnist Pauline Phillips, better known as "Dear Abby," has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, Universal Press Syndicate said Wednesday.
Crowley took a three-year break from writing the column from 1948 until 1951.
Stop trying to please them."I listened to grandmothers: Feed a cold, starve a fever, finish what's on your plate and don't go near the water until an hour after lunch.Simultaneously simple and profound, the best advice is...Before we get to Michael Gaylord James' spectacular photo exhibition at the Adventure Land Gallery in Wicker Park, let me take you to a very different part of town and tell you about Ann Landers' spacious apartment on East Lake Shore Drive. Rare these days is the labor leader whose death is mourned much beyond his union's industry.I listened to grandfathers: Don't believe everything you hear, don't admit to anything unless asked, and remember only fools brag about luck with the ponies or money in the bank.My actual moral compass, such as it is, was wholly formed by the devotional daily reading of advice columnist Ann Landers (written by Eppie Lederer during my formative years).