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Cinema: For Whom?

(See Cover) In a human omelet which included Dorothy Lamour and Myrna Loy, an audience of 2,089 packed into Manhattan's Rivoli Theater to witness the most...

Letters, Nov. 25, 1946

Man of the Year Sirs: May I be the FIRST to nominate Henry Wallace as "Man of the Year"? C. G. ABBEY Geneva, N.Y. Sirs: YOUR DEFINITION OF THE MAN OF THE YEAR IS...

HEROES: With All My Heart . . .

"I have an engagement to keep in this town. It was made a long time ago with a young man I knew well. "This young man was born and raised in Elwood. He...

Books: Children of All Ages*

Children of All Ages* CHILDREN AND OLDER PEOPLE—Ruth Suckow—Knopf ($2.50). Pigeon-holers used to put Ruth Suckow into the compartment marked "Dreary Middle...

Radio: COMPLIMENTS OF WHEATIES ET AL.

The U. S. major-league baseball parks seat altogether about 700,000 fans. For millions of other followers of baseball, next best thing to a seat in the...

Miscellany, May 21, 1945

Hold the Wire. In Indianapolis, V. E. Day got good & tired of answering his telephone. Count Me In. In Memphis, Robert E. Hurst solicited funds for the "Widow...

Miscellany, Sep. 16, 1946

Return Trip. In Muskegon, Mich., William Johnson, his automobile stolen, thumbed a ride, thought the car looked familiar, saw it was his own. Collector's Item...

Books: Wisconsin Zephyr

PAPA LA FLEUR—Zona Gale—Appleton ($1.50). Belying her name, Zona Gale's literary position is not in stormy latitudes but among calm inland waters. Wiser than...

INDIA: Bribery-by-Belly?

There is a wind all around the world that whispers to politicians what bills will pass, what bills will fail, long before votes are counted. It sighed in the...

Miscellany, Jul. 28, 1947

No Harm in Trying. In Jonesboro, Ark., Jailbreaker Paul Hutsell was promptly put back in the clink when he walked into the police station, applied for a job on...

Books: U. S. Plutocracy

THE ROBBER BARONS—Matthew Josephson— Harcourt, Brace ($3). The roots of any family tree, of any aristocracy, are planted in the dirt. But the humble or...

Science: Trapaeolum majus Burpeeii

The Golden Gleam appeared in the U. S. in 1932. Neither a fancy cocktail nor a crack train, the Golden Gleam, a product of Mexico, was a double nasturtium,...

Sport: That's Baseball

Affectionately called "Ding Ding" by his cronies because he was once a trolley-car conductor, Charles Leo ("Gabby") Hartnett has been the most popular player...

Science: Spider Man

Yale students last week solemnly bade Godspeed to a professor, poet, zoologist, historian, philosopher and the world's foremost authority on spiders. This...

Art: Slav Epic

In Czechoslovakia there has just been completed The Epic of Slavic History, a series of 20 paintings so enormous that Alfons Mucha, the artist, has been as...

Letters, Nov. 14, 1938

Dream House Sirs: As a 13-year-old student interested in architecture, enclosed plan will disclose additional errors to those indicated in TIME (Oct. 17). My...

Sport: Red Lefthander

When Leland Stanford ("Larry") MacPhail was hired to run the Brooklyn Dodgers last winter, the baseball world, with good reason, expected him to pull rabbits...

Education: Tips for Tots

We like the food that Mommy bakes, The meat and vegetables that she makes; We don't eat fast, we don't eat slow, We eat the food that makes us grow. . . . We...