Herbert Bayard Swope, longtime
associate of Bernard Baruch, got the Medal for Merit from General
Dwight D. Eisenhower while, for a change, much-honored Baruch
(with Cabinet members, a major general, a brigadier general and
two lieutenant generals) stood on the sidelines.
One-third of the U.S. Supreme CourtFred M. Vinson, Stanley E. Reed and
Wiley Rutledge, all Kentuckiansprepared to go to Louisville this
week, all to get honorary LL.D.s from the University of Louisville Law
The late O. Henry (real name William Sydney Porter), father of the
high-gear, machine-tooled short-short story, was...
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