PLAIN PEOPLE: Gertie & the G.l.s

U.S. soldiers in Paris were still recovering last week from a session with Gertrude Stein, a peculiarly international American. The grey little author of The Making of Americans, The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas and Wars I Have Seen, who recently, returned to Paris after living out the German occupation in the south of France, lectured them like a Dutch aunt at the American Red Cross Club. Reported, TIME Correspondent Percy Knauth, who was there:

This Stein is easier to understand when she is talking than when she is writing, but there still remains a considerable gap between her...

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