In this September 8, 1945 file photo, Bess Myerson holds the scepter after being crowned Miss America 1945 at the annual pageant in Atlantic City. Photo: AP In this September 8, 1945 file photo, Bess Myerson holds the scepter after being crowned Miss America 1945 at the annual pageant in Atlantic City. Photo: AP
In this September 8, 1945 file photo, Bess Myerson holds the scepter after being crowned Miss America 1945 at the annual pageant in Atlantic City. Photo: AP

Bess Myerson, political activist and first Jewish Miss America, dies aged 90

In this September 8, 1945 file photo, Bess Myerson holds the scepter after being crowned Miss America 1945 at the annual pageant in Atlantic City. Photo: AP In this September 8, 1945 file photo, Bess Myerson holds the scepter after being crowned Miss America 1945 at the annual pageant in Atlantic City. Photo: AP
In this September 8, 1945 file photo, Bess Myerson holds the scepter after being crowned Miss America 1945 at the annual pageant in Atlantic City. Photo: AP
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