People, Nov. 27, 1939

A columnist on the Manchester Guardian asked old George Bernard Shaw if he had sent Hitler a congratulatory telegram on his escape from the Bürgerbraü bombing. Shaw said he had not, but that Chamberlain should have wired Hitler: "Greatly as the British nation regrets your escape, decency obliges the British Government to congratulate you on it."

To celebrate the golden jubilee of Barnard College, Dean Virginia Crocheron Gildersleeve asked visiting notables to review their adventures in scholarship, to show students that "It's fun to use your mind." English Professor Marjorie Hope Nicolson of Smith...

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