Bess Myerson-the first Jewish Miss America dead at 90

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  1. MutteringJohn

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    She actually died Dec 14 in Santa Monica but it wasn't reported till today. When she was crowned in Sept 1945 it was a big deal for Jews. Unlike other Miss America's she got few endorsements because of the Anti-Semitism that existed in the United States at that time. She was also refused entrance to several country clubs and hotels. She was on I Got A Secret for nine years.

    Bess Myerson was Ed Koch's beard. He escorted her around to help him get elected dispelling rumors at the time that Ed was Gay. Bess went along when reporters suggesting that she might marry Ed Koch. Many people believe Ed wouldn't have been elected if it wasn't for the Bess Myerson sham.

    Bess involved in many scandals in her personal life including being indicted by Giuliani's office being charged with conspiracy, mail fraud, obstruction of justice and bribery when she was Cultural Affairs commissioner. She was acquitted in 1988.

    She also had shoplifting charges against her later in life. She was a panelist on the show The Name's The Same from
    1952. Gene Rayburn was also in the episode below.

     
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    I can see why you didn't bother including her pic. She is heinous looking.. I can only imagine what the losers must have looked like that year...Or ...1945...maybe it was like a way of making up for the 6 million
     
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    That's a misprint, she was Miss Sobibor.
     
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    Dumbass, that isn't her in that pic! Oy!!
    :crazyup:
     
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    I know I googled Her pic she is heinous
     
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    Where's Sukhreet Gabel?
     
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    When will Robin address this...............
     
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    Carol Burnett?? :dontknow:
     
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    RIP, Bess went long
     
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    Wow. Great memory. I had forgotten all about that. That was big news back then.
     
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    So, she liked Koch.
     
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    she was pretty enough to be attractive even nowadays. whatever. she's a lot more attractive than some of the overly made-up, teased hair, bimbos who are candidates in 2014.
     
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    That was the best part about the entire "Bess Mess." She was a lunatic!
     
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    I'm parting my hair.
     
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    would

    even the corpse