POLITICAL NOTE: Unmarried, Undamaged

Unmarried, Undamaged

In Toledo Federal Court last week the pot's objection to being called black by the kettle was denied. Nan Britton, unmarried mother of a 12-year-old girl who she says is the offspring of the late President Warren Gamaliel Harding, was suing Charles Augustus Klunk, hotel proprietor of Marion, Ohio and friend of the 29th President, for selling a book called The Answer to "The President's Daughter" (TIME, Nov. 9). The Answer described Miss Britton as a "degenerate," gave the lie to her account of extra-mari- tal adventures with President Harding...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!