The Theatre: Journalists' Quarrel

Some readers of syndicated columns, after sampling the scissors & knives of Dorothy Thompson, Westbrook Pegler, Heywood Broun, turn to Eleanor Roosevelt's My Day for healing and balm. To some other readers, the President's wife seems the Pollyanna of columnists. Even when, last fortnight, she reproved Dramatic Critics Brooks Atkinson of the New York Times and Richard Watts Jr. of the New York Herald Tribune for their blunt dismissal of Save Me the Waltz, a short-lived, Graustark-under-a-dictator romance, it was still in the spirit of loving the sunshine. Critics Atkinson and Watts, wrote...

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