People, Dec. 26, 1938

Editor O'Brien Boldt of the Daily Dartmouth planned to send a Christmas present to Adolf Hitler: four test tubes containing samples of Jewish, Negro, Mongolian and "Aryan" blood contributed by undergraduates, together with a letter challenging him to tell the difference. The plan fell through because the would-be donors could find no "pure Aryan" blood.

Elected to fill the two remaining vacancies* in the American Academy of Arts and Letters (membership limited to 50) were Novelist-Playwright Thornton Niven Wilder (The Bridge of San Luis Key, The Woman of Andros, Our Town) and Novelist...

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