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FRANCE: Voice of Conscience

The conscience of the new France was speaking. Militant Mme. Marthe Richard had served her country well as a spy in World Wars I and II. Now, as a...

ITALY: Lost Distinction

In a hundred side streets one night last week, solitary Italian males popped discreetly into familiar shuttered houses for one final fling. Outside,...

CALIFORNIA: Sin & Souffl

From the moment she got off the train in California more than 30 years ago, Lucy Hicks liked Oxnard, and Oxnard liked Lucy. The town was newly rich on sugar...

Foreign News: THE WIDE-OPEN HORSE'S MOUTH

TIME was when the Kremlin was as inscrutable as Joseph Stalin's stony face, when analysts, trying to divine just what the latest Soviet pronouncement meant,...

U. N.: Applied Euthenics

The Subcommission on the Status of Women of the Commission on Human Rights of the United Nations Economic & Social Council (ECOSOC) adopted as its guiding...

CAMBODIA: Government by the People

Cambodia's young Premier Norodom Sihanouk, who used to be his country's King, has a strange notion of democracy. It is the people, not Parliament. Thus he...

The Press: Slapped Down

When newsmen were barred from the Manhattan vice trial of Minot F. ("Mickey") Jelke (TIME, Feb. 16 et seq.), five dailies and two press services appealed the...

International: The Accused

Although prisoner pens throughout western Europe bulged with the criminals of World War II, no courts had yet been set up to try them. Nevertheless the War...

GREAT BRITAIN: 33B and a Prayer

In the practice of the world's oldest profession, the water fronts of Port Said or Shanghai have never hummed more briskly than do London's Piccadilly and...

CRIME: The Junkies

A startling statistic last week made a front-page sensation out of a subject usually discussed only in the improbable columns of the Sunday supplements:...

Army & Navy - HEALTH: VD Among the Amateurs

A House Naval Affairs Committee last week made plans to investigate an age-old problem: vice as it affects the armed forces. Their first stop this week will...

MANNERS & MORALS: Americana, Aug. 25, 1947

Notes on U.S. customs, habits, manners & morals: ¶ In Cleveland, five of the nation's 67 surviving G.A.R. veterans turned up at their 81st annual encampment,...

Cinema: The New Pictures: Sep. 14, 1931

Waterloo Bridge (Universal) is a glum but manageable anecdote of prostitution and the War. The heroine, strolling on London's Waterloo Bridge, picks up the...

CRIME: Boy into Criminal

The boy of 17 is now the No. 1 criminal of the U.S., for the first time in the records of FBI. While his older brothers are busy at war, he committed 27.7% more...

The Press: According to Holies

When Odessa struck oil 15 years ago, West Texans yahooed with delight. Last week, when a man named Hoiles struck Odessa (pop. 40,000), few citizens knew...

Education: Autocrat of the Moneybags

A wonderful attraction for money had Abraham Flexner. For 30 years the fattest moneybags in the U. S. opened to his touch. He loosened up no mean part of the...

Education: Family in Wartime

Last week educators, sociologists and physicians met in Chicago and learnedly discussed The Family in Wartime. The delegates were not prepared to bet a plugged...

Education: Teacher Disney

Walt Disney has turned teacher. FORTUNE last week reported that educational and propaganda films for the Government now constitute more than three-fourths of...

Books: The Bowery of Monterey

CANNERY ROW—John Steinbeck—Viking ($2). The Monterey, Calif. of John Steinbeck's imagination is the easiest-going community in American literature. It is...

INTERNATIONAL: Finish Japan First

Caution walked the streets of Tokyo last week. The little race of Eastern adventurers suddenly swallowed their loud, brave words. Suddenly the people of Japan...