Religion: End & Means

New York City's Youth Consultation Service (founder: Bishop William T. Manning) decided to go ahead with its benefit. The Service, dedicated to saving adolescents from waywardness and to caring for unwed mothers, had contracted for a benefit performance of a current Broadway hit. No one had read the script, none knew that the play dealt lightheartedly with adultery. The play: "O Mistress Mine (Alfred Lunt, Lynn Fontanne). Said a Youth Consultant: "The story isn't exactly what we might have chosen, but it's so beautifully done."


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