People: People, Jun. 15, 1942

Fiorello By Any Other Name

When reporters asked Mayor Fiorello H. LaGuardia (who had previously vetoed as premature a move to name a drive after General MacArthur) how he felt about changing the name of New York's LaGuardia Airport to MacArthur Field, the Mayor observed spontaneously and artlessly: It's still a good airport. A good field by any name."

Basso De Profundia

Free again in the land of the free was veteran operatic Basso Ezio Pinza after two and a half months on Ellis Island as a potentially dangerous enemy alien. Roman-born Pinza was released...

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