People: People, Jul. 16, 1945

Harry S. Truman's office in the White House, gadget-poor by Roosevelt standards, grew richer by one plane model (of the presidential C-54), one gilded horseshoe (over the main door).

Venus de Milo was back at her old stand in Paris, after six years of wartime exile. Fresh from a castle in Valencay (with a smudge on her nose), she was uncrated and hoisted into her place in the Louvre.

Hermann Goring's private plane was taken over by the French Health Ministry for a new service: two-hour junkets for children with whooping cough. The Ministry has...

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