ADVERTISING: Cassandra in Boston

In a half-page ad in the Wellesley, Mass. Townsman, Roger Babson, noted for his goatee and his dire predictions, said: "Boston will be destroyed by the atom bomb. . . .The United Nations has not the power to prevent such until it is made over into a real World Government . . . we know that the American people will never vote to do so until . . . after our large coastal cities have been ruined."

Purpose of the ad: to sell the special monthly "Atomic Service" of Babson's Reports, Inc., which promised to help clients to "invest...

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