People, Oct. 3, 1938

When 60-year-old Tap Dancer Bill Robinson's new sedan was almost hit by 21-year-old Footballer Paul Moffat's car in Hollywood, there was an angry altercation, then blows. Tap Dancer Robinson clipped Footballer Moffat over the head with a revolver. Moffat went to the hospital with four gashes in his scalp. Robinson went to jail, was freed an hour later.

Convict Richard Whitney, Groton and Harvard graduate who has been teaching visual education* at Sing Sing, asked for a different job because he was vexed by the backwardness of his pupils, most of whom never...

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