People: People, Nov. 4, 1946

Sixes & Sevens

Winston Churchill, to whom fellow-traveling Writer Louis Adamic sent a complimentary copy of his book, Dinner at the White House (Harper), returned the compliment by suing Adamic and the publisher for libel. He also demanded that the book be taken off the stands. Adamic, in describing fellow diner Churchill, had written of his "stubborn cranium," had called him "simultaneously honest and dishonest," "a very great leader and . . . also evil," and noted "the eyes and mouth which were shrewd, ruthless, unscrupulous," but just what Churchill considered libelous was...

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