People, May 30, 1932

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

Economist Roger Ward Babson blamed the Depression on Calvin Coolidge because he "got the businessmen on a stepladder and then the ladder was knocked down."

Late for the opening of Flo Ziegfeld's revival of Show Boat, Financier Bernard Mannes Baruch was making for his seat when the hanger-loop on his overcoat snagged on the button of the usher's uniform. Usher and Financier struggled for a long moment in the darkness. Finally the usher ripped the button off.

En route to New Brunswick, Canada, Lord Beaverbrook, London newspaper...

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