People, Nov. 13, 1939

Said Monologuist Cornelia Otis Skinner, interviewed in New Orleans: "Hollywood is cheap, it's tawdry, it's wicked. The people in power are so horrible that my friends, men and women who speak my language, are miserably unhappy there."

Said Father Charles Edward Coughlin, broadcasting from Detroit's Shrine of the Little Flower day after repeal of the U. S. arms embargo became law: "It is my opinion that now we are virtually at war with Germany. . . ."

Viewing with alarm the financial situation of endowed U. S. universities, University of Chicago's President Robert Maynard Hutchins...

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