CUBA: Shipboard Friendship

Mamie Keselenko and Regina Lazar, two mildly adventurous Manhattan schoolteachers on a holiday jaunt to Mexico City, counted themselves very lucky last week when, hardly out of New York harbor on the 5.5. Oriente bound for Havana, they fell in with a voluble group of Manhattan intellectuals. Leader of their new friends was Clifford Odets, able young left-wing author of three (Awake and Sing, Waiting for Lefty, Till the Day I Die) of the twelve plays now running on Broadway. Among Odets' 14 companions were a Brooklyn Congregational minister, two Negroes,...

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