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DEMOCRATS: Empty Chairs

When Democratic National Chairman Paul Butler. California National Committeeman Paul Ziffren and other dogged Stevenson enthusiasts dreamed up the Democratic...

National Affairs: Afterthoughts

As usual, the election meant many things to many people. A few: ¶ House Speaker Sam Rayburn: ". . . Under the circumstances ... a good endorsement of the...

People, may 4, 1953

Names make news. Last week these names made this news: During its 62nd annual Continental Congress in Washington, the Daughters of the American Revolution...

RADIO: Program Preview, Jan. 25, 1954

For the week starting Friday, Jan. 22. Times are E.S.T., subject to change. RADIO A Law Is Born (Sat. 1:30 p.m., NBC). A documentary in honor of the Y.M.C.A...

Milestones, Aug. 15, 1949

Born. To Anna Eleanor Boettiger Seagraves, 22, who, as "Sistie" Dall, romped on the White House lawn in the '303 with Grandfather Franklin D. Roosevelt, and...

MODERN LIVING: Dancing in a Hurry

Into a flower-decked ballroom in Washington one night last week swarmed a crowd of 1,500 to dance and sip champagne punch. But it was no ordinary party; many...

FOREIGN RELATIONS: Mrs. Roosevelt, & Others

Mississippi's splenetic Senator Theodore G. ("The Man") Bilbo addressed the chair as though he had just been stabbed with a hatpin. Eleanor Roosevelt's name was...

Art: Change of Scene

Canada's Yousuf Karsh (TIME, Feb. 3, 1947) is perhaps the world's most celebrated portrait photographer. Visitors to his exhibit of camera work at M.I.T. last...

FDR: Phase II

Franklin Roosevelt is probably on the way to being the most-written-about U.S. president since Lincoln. Scheduled for release this fall: As He Saw It, by...

The Press: Good, Clean Sport

Four neatly dressed real-estate men gingerly picked their way through the dusty, bustling city room of Hearst's Seattle Post-Intelligencer. Off in a corner...

Milestones, Jan. 6, 1941

Engaged. Eleanor Roosevelt, who made her debut two years ago in the home (White House) of her aunt, Mrs. Franklin Roosevelt; and Edward Proctor Elliott,...

People: People, May 10, 1948

Babe Ruth got his annual nod from Japan: Babu Rusu Day. Faye Emerson Roosevelt made her first bow on Broadway after seven years in Hollywood, caught the...

Radio: Program Preview, Dec. 25, 1950

For the week starting Friday, Dec. 22. Times are E.S.T., subject to change. Metropolitan Opera (Sat. 2 p.m., ABC). Gounod's Faust. New York Philharmonic (Sun. 1...

People, Apr. 6, 1959

As Yale's President A. Whitney Griswold struggled to patch up relations between his students and New Haven cops—askew after last month's...

HISTORICAL NOTES: Helping Hand

History, often a slatternly housekeeper, seldom tidies up until long after the party is over. Usually she is more hindered than helped by her guests. But last...

People: Women at Work

In Indianapolis, the Indiana House of Representatives thought it would be nice if the local theater attraction, Mae West, would pay them a visit. Representative...

People: Plans & Promises

The Duke & Duchess of Windsor, bidding farewell to the people of the Bahamas in a joint three-minute broadcast, made a promise: "You have not seen the last of...

THE ELECTION: How They Took It

Wrote Columnist Barry Gray in the pro-Stevenson New York Post: "[We] put our hands under our chins and press upward to bring our countenance back into a...

FOREIGN RELATIONS: Symbol of What?

Spain's Dictator Francisco Franco, international pariah, seemed to be making progress toward getting back into the community of western nations. In the U.S...

People: People, Jul. 19, 1943

Warriors Major General James Doolittle's wife got a letter from him asking for 1) some summer clothes, 2) some calling cards, for distribution in Germany...