National Affairs: Revelation

Last week in Philadelphia Revelry had its first night. Dramatized by Maurine Watkins (author of the play Chicago) from a novel by Samuel Hopkins Adams, it purported to reveal the degeneracies and deceptions to which the U. S. Government descended during the Harding administration. Said a critic: "It tells a sordid story of misplaced trust and unseemly gorging at the public treasury. . . ."

Said one Bernard R. Cohn, lawyer, to officials: "The performance is false in every particular!" With this, he presented a petition that the play be discontinued, attempted to secure...

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