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Art: Machine Age, Paris Style

In World War I, a young French stretcher-bearer got to thinking about life and art. People who wage war, he reasoned, are messy inside and out, but the...

U.S. At War: Careerist to Paris

In a busy week of diplomatic shuffles, the White House announced the appointments of nine U.S. envoys, five of them seasoned career men. To the Polish...

Foreign News: Iphigenia in Paris

The French were feeling hurt, angry, resentful, frustrated, defensive, defense less, irritable, bellicose, mean, tearful and lonely. Above all. lonely. General...

Music: American in Paris

Many a talented young U.S. singer longs to sing opera in Paris, but Edis de Philippe is the only one in this year's crop who had the bravura and the bravado to...

FRANCE: Home to Paris

Two planes, bound on fateful missions, went opposite ways in Europe's troubled air last week. One plane was carrying General Charles de Gaulle to Moscow. The...

Foreign News: Paris, 1944

A sharp and lurid picture of wartime Paris—a city dancing with false gaiety on a rumbling volcano—reached the U.S. last week. It came from the New York Times'...

CONFERENCES: Paris, 27 Years Later

Long before sunrise, the people of Paris started their pilgrimage. By daybreak, they had become a solid grey mass covering the Champs Elysées and the Place de...

Music: Paris Sparrow

Like everything else in Paris, the Club des Cinq, at the foot of Montmartre, was down at heel. The decor—very modern&#151was shabby; the champagne—very...

The Theater: Paris in the Spring

Not since long before the war had Paris had so brisk and booming a theater season. Fifty-two legitimate plays, most of them sellouts, were nightly on the boards,...

The Press: Return to Paris

There was a great, nostalgic stirring in Paris last week as veteran bureau men of the U.S. press moved happily back into their old offices. Some doubt...

Art: Americans in Paris

G.I.s visiting Paris want to see the Eiffel Tower, the Folies Bergere, and Pablo Picasso. Their interest in art gen erally and Picasso in particular has...

FRANCE: The Pigeons of Paris

Recent effects of the Nazi occupation of the world's most civilized city were reported in a letter from Paris published last week in the Nation. Excerpts: ". ...

Art: English in Paris

So culturally self-sufficient are the French that important exhibitions of foreign art are rare in Paris. Rare in particular are shows of English art, toward...

Art: Autumn in Paris

The art of designing beautiful clothes for women is no longer exclusive with a dozen dressmakers in Paris. During the past year U. S. designers have been well...

Sport: Paris Derby

At 5 o'clock one morning last week a bomb burst over Seattle's water front. By the dawn's early light, rowboats scurried into Elliott Bay. Some anchored. Others...

Music: Rockettes to Paris

Four times a day for six days (five on Saturdays), a vast, synthetic sunburst explodes in the auditorium of Manhattan's Radio City Music Hall, world's biggest...

Books: Paris Luck

THE DEMI-WIDOW—Mary Pickford— Bobbs-Merrill ($2). Dedicated "To Someone I Love," Mary Pickford's first novel tells the story of Coralee Dumont, golden-haired,...

RUMANIA: May it Please Paris!

Rumania has learned to sit up and do tricks when France cracks her whip, usually by offering or withholding a loan. Last week Bucharest's whole political...

Press: Paris Muckraker

Sniffing about Europe in search of fun for himself and filler for his column, Scripps-Howard's sharp-nosed, sharp-tongued Columnist Westbrook Pegler last week...