The Press: Back on the Carrousel

When rough & ready Robert S. Allen hopped off the "Washington Merry-Go-Round" five years ago and went to war, Partner Drew Pearson wrote a sentimental prophecy: "I shall miss Bob, but . . . he'll be back handing out brass rings, punching the tickets for rides on the old 'Merry-Go-Round.'" Few Washington newsmen would have bet on it, for the famed team of inside dopesters had been notoriously cold toward each other. When Allen came home in 1945, he was in no hurry to get back to the old stand. For more than six months, he and Pearson did not...

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