Sons & Daughters

Relatives of public figures often avoid the public eye. As often they cannot escape it. Many a political son and grandson has had a distaste for politics—viz., the late Robert Todd Lincoln—or keeps out of it because of a feeling that the glory he might gain might be partly reflected. A case of the latter kind is Grandson Henry Cabot Lodge, able political writer on the New York Herald Tribune, who has repeatedly declined nominations in Massachusetts. Cases exactly the opposite of Grandson Lodge are Sons Theodore...

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