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The Garbo of Bondage

Fifty years after the fact, she has earned pop-cultural icon status. There are a dozen books about her, and a half-dozen movies, including a new bio-pic, The...

National Affairs: Professional Common Man

(See Cover) On his farm in Platte County, Mo., a friend of Estes Kefauver sat musing about why he likes the Senator from Tennessee. "I think," said...

National Affairs: The Rise of Senator Legend

(See Cover) By midnight of primary day in New Hampshire, a cramped, L-shaped bedroom on the second floor of Manchester's Eagle Hotel was jammed and seething...

DEMOCRATS: One Man's Meat

After the great defeat in Minnesota, Adlai Stevenson said he was "just plain mad"; before last week was out, it became increasingly doubtful that Stevenson...

DEMOCRATS: The Third Man

While Taft and Eisenhower dueled on the front pages for headlines and votes, the third man bustled quietly around the country. Tennessee's Democratic Senator...

Cinema: Kefauver v. Hollywood

Preceded by some of the surliest advance notices ever published in the Hollywood press, an erstwhile TV star, Tennessee's mild-mannered Democratic Senator...

National Affairs: The Wide-Open Winner

In his moment of triumph, Nominee Adlai Stevenson announced a decision that gave the 1956 Democratic Convention its highest, wildest moments: he left the...

Democrats: No One's Pet Coon

Tennessee's Democratic Senator Estes Kefauver was a glad-hander who never managed to look really glad. He was a campaigner who achieved a kind of glum...

STEEL: What Is Competition?

To wind up its three-month investigation of steel-pricing policies, the Senate Antitrust and Monopoly Subcommittee last week put on the stand former Treasury...

CRIME: It Pays to Organize

(See Cover) In a telephone booth in the lobby of Los Angeles' post office building, a thin, bright-eyed 17-year-old talked excitedly into the phone: "Gee,...

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