People: Plans & Promises

The Duke & Duchess of Windsor, bidding farewell to the people of the Bahamas in a joint three-minute broadcast, made a promise: "You have not seen the last of us ... au revoir."

Eleanor Roosevelt announced that she will live in a two-story frame cottage at the eastern end of her 900-acre Hyde Park estate, rather than in the 40-room "Big House." Her reason: "It is simpler and easier." Another reason: privacy—the cottage is almost two miles from the mansion, which eventually will be opened to the public as a national shrine.

Humphrey Bogart,...