San Francisco, 1979
President Jimmy Carter attends a San Francisco Opera House benefit for the family of slain San Francisco Mayor George Moscone.
In Los Angeles, Clayton Moore, star of the fifties television show "The Lone Ranger," defies a court order prohibiting him from wearing the famous Lone Ranger mask. The ban on the mask came after a legal dispute between Moore and a film company that had purchased the rights to the famous trademark.
United States, 1979
In an effort to revitalize the nation's educational system, President Carter creates a Department of Education.