People: Mar. 28, 1938

"Names make news." Last week these names made this news:

"Deeply appreciative" was Mrs, Ewilda Gertrude Miller Robinson, widow of Arkansas's late Senator Joe Robinson, when last week, at President Roosevelt's request, she was appointed to the $6,000-a-year postmastership of Little Rock, Ark.

Under Ireland's new constitution (TIME, Dec. 27) its former President, U. S.-born Eamon de Valera, becomes Prime Minister. During a coast-to-coast broadcast from Hollywood last week, John McCormack, famed Irish-born tenor, offered himself as a Presidential candidate to succeed de Valera—providing 1) a naturalized citizen of the U. S. is...

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